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The Siena Lectures: Bridging Heaven and Earth

Tuesday, September 29 @ 11:30 am12:30 pm

“Observations on Creativity, Theological Symbolism, and Culture in Music”

Dr. Michael Kurek, Composer
11:30 a.m.
Aquinas Center

 

About the Siena Lectures

The Siena Lectures are offered once per semester exclusively for Aquinas College faculty, students, and staff. Each lecture presents a specific work or a theme form the Catholic Liberal Arts Tradition.

 

About the Composer

Michael Kurek

PHOTOS BY DENISE TRUSCELLO
NASHVILLE – TN – USA-
SEPTEMBER 2005

American composer Michael Kurek’s music, hailed for its lush neo-romanticism, has garnered performances in fifteen countries on five continents. His many awards for music include the  prestigious Academy Award in Music from the American Academy of Arts and Letters (the Academy’s top lifetime achievement award in composition), and he has served on the Classical Nominations Committee for the Grammy Awards. His 2017 album, The Sea Knows, was No. 1 on Billboard’s Traditional Classical Chart. He holds the doctorate in composition from the University of Michigan and serves on the faculty of Vanderbilt University. For more information, go to www.michaelkurek.com.

 

 

 

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Details

Date:
Tuesday, September 29
Time:
11:30 am–12:30 pm
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Organizer

Office of Academics
Phone:
(615) 297-7545 x449
Email:
byardk@aquinascollege.edu

Venue

Aquinas Center Building
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
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Phone:
615-297-7545
Website:
www.aquinascollege.edu