E-MAIL: Michael Kurek has two e-mail addresses: For discussions of performing music and other composition questions, please use Mickeykurek@aol.com. Incidentally, Michael does NOT generally use the nickname “Mickey,” but the address was chosen simply because the screen name MichaelKurek was already taken by someone else on AOL. For academic business, letters of recommendation, etc., please use firstname.lastname@example.org — Depending on who you are, please address him as Michael, as Dr. Kurek, or as Professor Kurek.
MAIL: Please send paper correspondence to:
Professor Michael Kurek, Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University, 2400 Blakemore Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212, U.S.A.
POTENTIAL STUDENTS: If you wish to inquire about studying composition at Vanderbilt University, please address inquiries first to Vanderbilt University, directly to the admissions office of the Blair School of Music, (615) 322-7651. Also, Prof. Michael Slayton screens all applicants for composition admission and fields general inquiries about it. PLEASE DO NOT write directly to Michael Kurek about applying to Vanderbilt in composition. During fall 2019, Professor Kurek will be on sabbatical leave, then return for the spring 2020 semester as his last. Beginning fall 2020, upon his official retirement from Vanderbilt, Michael Kurek may teach composition lessons privately outside of the university, but only to adult students who are not enrolled full-time at Vanderbilt. Please send inquiries to the AOL address, above. Thank you.