Praised for his attention to, and modern interpretations of the time-honored Italian School of singing, Kurt is accomplished in helping professional and aspiring performing artists develop their voices for the Broadway stage and the commercial music industry. Highly skilled and an expert in mix technique, he provides specific, functional contemporary training which consistently bridges the technical and stylistic gaps between modern, pop and rock singing and the more traditional, classical approaches to singing.
Kurt’s clientele have enjoyed thriving lead performances in some of the hottest Broadway productions and national tours, including Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Pretty Woman, Choir Boy, Mean Girls, Waitress, Once On This Island, Sponge Bob, On Your Feet, American Psycho, Tuck Everlasting, Lazarus, Beautiful, Aladdin, Book of Mormon, Les Miserables, Evita, Gigi, Kinky Boots, After Midnight, Matilda, Motown, Murder Ballad, Bare, Rent, Godspell, Fela, A Christmas Story, Bonnie and Clyde, Newsies, Spider Man, American Idiot, Rock of Ages, The Addams Family Musical, Billy Elliot, In the Heights, Hair, Spring Awakening, The Color Purple, Hairspray, Wicked, The Lion King, Tarzan, The Little Mermaid, Phantom of the Opera, Dream Girls, Guys and Dolls, West Side Story, A Chorus Line, The Producers, Chicago, Spamalot, the Radio City Rockettes, Lord of the Dance, and more.
He has coached recording artists for the Republic Records, Columbia Artists, Jive, Def Jam, Epic, Atlantic, and Nickelodeon labels. Kurt's pop/rock/RB clients have toured internationally, received international radio airplay, and have ranked among the Top 20 Billboard charts.
Kurt maintains his private studio in New York City (est.2000) and works regularly with performers across the United States, in L.A., South America, Europe, and Japan. He is a voice professor in the music theater program at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and formerly Elon University, specializing in contemporary commercial singing. He taught at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City for 8 years, during which time he served as music director and vocal supervisor for SMASH choreographer Josh Bergasse.
Kurt is a headlining vocal coach for CESD Talent Agency. He teaches master workshops for university and conservatory programs across the country and for the Jikei Group Music Conservatories in Tokyo, Japan. He holds a Master's in Vocal Performance from the Manhattan School of Music.