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Joe KuraszJoe Kurasz -President

Joe's varied career includes work with comedian Jackie Mason and singer Cab Calloway...plus appearances ranging from film soundtracks to reality television and daytime soaps.

In addition to his career as a professional musician, Joe has maintained a committment to sharing his talents through his work as a teacher of music as well.

Joe composed music on THE BRAVEST, a show on CBS. Applauded by the viewing public as the first series to accurately portray real life firefighters in real-life situations. Joe also composed music for B SMITH WITH STYLE which airs on NBC and was a composer for
THE GUIDING LIGHT.

Joe is also the recipient of a H.E.A.R.T. grant awarded to develop and conduct workshops for high school students on the topic "From Idea To Song".
Composed original song "Intergeneration" performed by New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra at Lincoln Center and on NBC's "4 Stories" Television Show.

Joe's original song "Just A Simple Song" was voted #1 Jazz Song in Billboard Magazine's Songwriting Competition.

Joe has also received credit for his contribution to Disney's 4 CD box set "The Music Behind The Magic" featuring composer Alan Menken and lyricists Tim Rice and the late Howard Ashman.

Invited to perform original music from his showcase CD at the Maui Music Festival in Hawaii.

Composed and arranged Stage and Dance Theater productions including: Historical, Multi-cultural and children's programs.



 
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UPCOMING EVENTS

2014 SUMMER THEATER & DANCE WORKSHOP

SPECIAL RATE FOR REGISTERED STUDENTS

THEATER AND DANCE AUDITIONS

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908-587-ARTS (2787)