Thanks to everyone who has listened on Spotify — 45,000 plays in the last month! Review published by the Steinberg company on Michael Kurek’s engineering work on the album The Sea Knows: http://www.prweb.com/releases/prweb14616643.htm Review published in Textura: http://textura.org/archives/k/kurek_seaknows.htm Press release by Vanderbilt University: https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2017/08/18/blair-school-of-music-composer-hits-no-1-with-neo-romantic-music/ WMOT-FM Radio feature: http://wmot.org/post/middle-tennessee-composer-makes-billboard-classical-music-chart#stream/1 Article by the Tennessee Arts Commission: http://tnartscommission.org/performing-arts/fy17-individual-artist-fellow-releases-chart-topping-cd/ […]
Thanks beyond words to the great musicians and a great record company and of course great listeners for making us this week’s “Hot Shot Debut” choice by Billboard Magazine at number 1 on Billboard Magazine’s Traditional Classical chart! The album is also number 4 on the overall classical chart, which includes pop music played by […]
I am most pleased to announce that the album is now released on Amazon, iTunes, and elsewhere as of today, July 14. Reviews are now open on Amazon. Just scroll down and click on “Write a review.” You have the option to write a comment or just click on the number of starts. Thanks […]
Please follow the link below to read the PARMA Recordings interview with Michael: The Inside Story: Michael Kurek
This photo is with my wife, Crystal, at our little informal cookout that we called a “Non-official, Non-record-release, Non-Party.” It was lovely to celebrate this week’s record release with just a few friends. On Friday, the pre-orders will ship, and full ordering will be possible (see previous post for links to order).
Hi everyone, all the Facebook pages are up and running, and you can now pre-order The Sea Knows on Amazon in either regular CD or download formats, or on iTunes in download format. Below are links to all the places you can find and order the recording. Here is a perfect recording for summer dreaming […]
Michael Kurek will be in New York on May 10 to attend the annual luncheon of the New York Browning Society, which hosted a successful live performance of several scenes from his new Broadway show, Dear Miss Barrett in January. Plans are ongoing for securing a production of the full show in New York. To learn more, […]
Members of the Atlantic Ensemble premiered “Savannah Shadows” by Michael Kurek a few years ago at the American Cathedral in Paris, France, and have now recorded the work for release on Michael Kurek’s upcoming CD, “The Sea Knows.”