Quotes

 

“Andrej performed my violin concerto, and it was an absolute joy working with him. He is a spectacular musician- his playing rich, beautiful and expressive. The excitement he achieved in the interpretation of my music was stunning!”
Eric Ewazen, Composer and Faculty Member
The Juilliard School of Music, New York

 

“Andrej is a fine musician whose talent to communicate with many genres of performance is a welcomed
experience. His youth, ethusiasm and energy are contagious…”
Fred Mills, Canadian Brass Quintet

 

“I recently had the opportunity to work with Mr. Kurti as a soloist with the Rapides Symphony Orchestra
of which I am Music Director. The quality of his playing and his professionalism quickly won the
respect of the orchestra as we tackled Saint-Saens’ Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso with a limited
amount of rehearsal time. I found him to be a accommodating while having his own mature and well
considered concept of the piece. The performance was a tremendous success…”
Joshua Zona, Music Director
Rapides Symphony Orchestra

 

“Your performances have GREAT energy and are truly first rate!”
Rob Smith, DMA
Associate Professor of Composition
University of Houston

 

“Bravos again for your splendid recital Friday night. I’ve taught here for 30 years, and I can think
of few concerts that match the brilliance you showed in playing the Bach and Ysaÿe sonatas!”

” What can I say? You boys brought down the house again. Beautifully played, and the ‘mistery encore’
is a moment the students will be remembering for a long time.” (about Dr. Masahito Kuroda-euphonium
and myself)
Tony C. Smith
Associate Professor and Coordinator of Music
Northwestern State University

 

“As a performer Andrej Kurti is a truly outstanding and exciting violinist. He performs very demanding
material with great musicality and sensitivity. His audiences admire him and he has built a following
among the citizens of Northwestern Louisiana. His contributions to building our string program cannot
be over-stated as he has been the most successful violin professor in the history of this institution.”
Dr. Burt M. Allen
Coordinator of Music
Northwestern State University

 

“Andrej is truly a world class performer with a superior artistic gift that is unique in our profession.
His Performances and recordings have met with great critical acclaim, and he has established himself as
one of the finest young performers of our time.”
Kenneth H. Green
Professor of Percussion
VP International Association of Traditional Drummers

 

“During the time Andrej has been with us, we have had the opportunity to perform with some of the luminaries
in the music world, including Grammy winner James Burton, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and
Elvis’ former guitarist, former drummer for the group Chicago, Danny Seraphine, and Phil Chen, bassist
for the Doors and Rod Stewart, to name but a few. On the occasions that we have played with these icons in
the music business, Andrej has more than held his own and has earned the respect and admiration of these
individuals”.
Rodney Harrington, AKA Johny Earthquake and The Moondogs