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Music educator

Richard Michael Kurasz, music educator. Member of College Music Society, Illinois Music Educators Association, Percussive Arts Society (treasurer Illinois chapter since 2004, performer international convention 2004).

Background

Kurasz, Richard Michael was born on November 1, 1971 in Villa Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Richard and Barbara Ann Kurasz.

Education

Bachelor of Music, University Illinois, 1994. Postgraduate, University Illinois, since 1998. Master of Music, University Akron, 1996.

Career

Assistant professor music Idaho State University, Pocatello, 2000—2001, Western Illinois University, Macomb, since 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Arranger: musical composition Soca Tutie, 1996, Sa Sa Yea, 1997. Author: Meditations on an African Groove, 1999.

Membership

Member of College Music Society, Illinois Music Educators Association, Percussive Arts Society (treasurer Illinois chapter since 2004, performer international convention 2004).

Connections

Married Diana Lynn Butler, July 10, 1999.

father:
Richard Kurasz

mother:
Barbara Ann Kurasz

spouse:
Diana Lynn Butler