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Michael Kurek

Composer Michael Kurek signs with Parma Recordings

Michael Kurek, associate professor of composition at the Blair School, has joined the roster of PARMA Recordings artists. PARMA will release its first album of Kurek’s works for chamber and large ensembles in 2017. The New Hampshire-based PARMA specializes in orchestral, chamber, choral and commercial recording, as well as distribution, product design, strategic marketing and…

Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2016 in , ,

Blair’s composition majors immerse themselves in craft and collaboration

  Collaboration and Kindness by Maria Browning Jack Coen loves flowers. A composition and theory major with minors in piano and organ, Coen, who graduated in May, cultivates orchids and has an avid interest in botany, so it’s not surprising that his innovative senior recital project, Folk & Flora, brought together the two things he’s…

Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 in , ,