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The Siena Lectures: Bridging Heaven and Earth
September 29, 2020 @ 11:30 am–12:30 pm
“Observations on Theology and Creativity in Music”
Dr. Michael Kurek, Composer
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
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.