Heather Kurzbauer
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Member Since: February 19, 2015
Last Visit:August 30, 2023

Heather Kurzbauer

Combining academic disciplines with music at the professional level, Heather Kurzbauer is a senior lecturer at the University of Amsterdam and has performed in leading Dutch orchestras including the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and the Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra. A former Corresponding Editor at Strad magazine, Ms. Kurzbauer reports on music festivals and competitions the world over for a wide variety of media. She served as a member of the Critics Jury at the Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition and is a welcome guest as lecturer and performer at festivals including the Grand Teton Music Festival and the Spoleto Festival dei due Mondi. She was awarded a Hijmans Fellowship for PhD research on employment/labor issues impacting orchestral musicians. Heather Kurzbauer received her Doctorate in Law (University of Amsterdam 2022). Symphonic Metamorphosis Variations on vulnerability: orchestral musicians' employment in times of crisis is available in pdf form with plans for a commercial book in the near future.

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