John Kuzma attended the Eastman School of Music and graduated with
distinction in 1968. As a Fulbright scholar he studied Baroque music with
Finn Videro in Copenhagen, Denmark, returning to the US for graduate studies
at the University of Illinois.
Mr. Kuzma led the Boychoir program at California's Crystal Cathedral and was
Music Director of the San Diego Chamber Orchestra, and the American Boychoir,
Princeton, NJ. As a composer/arranger, his works have been performed by the
Colorado Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Many Colorado
groups have performed his music including the Denver Brass and Colorado
Children's Chorale. The American Boychoir has performed his music at over
1000 concerts since 1982 and recently recorded his Stars and Stripes Forever
choral arrangement (Angel/EMI). Mr. Kuzma recently completed a full length
opera - An Island of Sand. In 1993 he composed and arranged music for Pope
John Paul II's Denver visit at World Youth Day. He does occasional orchestra
guest conducting and performs as a concert organist and sometimes cabaret
pianist. He serves as Minister of Music at Montview Presbyterian Church in
Denver, where he lives with his wife, Bess.
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YR5405 For the Feast of ...
YR5406 Mater Ora Filium
YR5407 O Excellence
YR5403 Prayer for the Se...
YR5400 Seeded in the Sta...
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YR5402 World Through the...