Staff Member
Datatel Employee Number:  1508135
 
 
Degrees
 Degrees: 
Master of Arts, Piano Performance, University of Cincinnati
Bachelor of Arts, Piano Performance, University of Cincinnati

 
 
 
Biography: 

Mr. Craig Courtney has spent nearly a decade performing, teaching and composing in Milan, Italy, and Salzburg, Austria. While in Italy, he studied the piano with Illonka Deckers and performed for the Associazione Musicale Gustav Mahler.

In Austria he worked at the Mozarteum, where he served as piano teacher and accompanist for the woodwind and brass department. His main work was extensively as a vocal coach. In 1987 Mr. Counrtney was appointed chief composer and music editor at Beckenhorst Press, Inc. He has been a frequent recipient of American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers achievement awards.

His composition, Peace I Give to You, was awarded first place in the 2003 John Ness Beck Foundation competition.

Professional Accomplishments 

Mr. Courtney has more than 300 published works. His Ukrainian Alleluia was performed on Capitol Hill for the 2012 National Day of Prayer Service, and he was the featured composer and conductor in Ukraine in November 2011.


Publications 

The Whisper 

What Child Is This 

How Great Our Joy!  

He Covers Me Crucified  

I Will Rise  

The Yearning  

Hear, O Israel Murmurs in a Stable


Teaches  

Choral Arranging

Chordsmen

 
 
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