Joseph Gurt papers
010.JG

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Gurt, Joseph
Title
Joseph Gurt papers
ID
010.JG
Date [inclusive]
1967-2002
Extent
1.6 Linear feet 4 archive boxes
Language
English
Abstract
Joseph Gurt was an associate professor of music at Eastern Michigan University from 1967 to 2000. Gurt is an accomplished pianist receiving both his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Julliard School of Music. His papers consist primarily of concert programs, special performances, and performance recordings. The papers are arranged alphabetically. Records date from 1967 to 2002.

Preferred Citation note

Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Biographical Note

Joseph Gurt was an Associate Professor of Music at Eastern Michigan University from 1967 to 2002.

Before beginning his teaching career, Gurt received both his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Julliard School of Music in 1958 and 1959 respectively. Gurt was a skilled vocalist, but his main instrument of study was the piano. He taught private lessons at 92nd Street Y Music School in New York City. At Eastern Michigan University Gurt taught piano lessons, instrumental accompaniment and worked with vocalists as their private accompanists.

Gurt performed in several locations off campus including the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and with his own group Jelinek-Gurt Duo, which featured cello and piano.

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Scope and Contents

The Joseph Gurt Papers contains biographical information, concert programs, clippings, and several performance recordings. The collection is arranged alphabetically and is divided into two series. Records date from 1967 to 2002.

The two series that are included in the collection are: Career and Legacy, and Performance Recordings. The Career and Legacy series contains two subseries of concert programs and special performances.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2012 November 15

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-0020

Conditions Governing Access note

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Music trade.
  • Music--Instruction and study.

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Collection Inventory

Career and Legacy 

Biography 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 1

Clippings 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 2

Concert Programs 

 1967-1969 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 3

 1970-1979 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 4

 1980-1989 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 5

 1990-2002 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 6

Undated 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 7

Flyers and Brochures 1974, 1989 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 8

News Releases 1986-1989 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 9

Photographs 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 10

Special Performances 

Brunch with Bach 1975-1994 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 11

Dearborn Bach Festival 1984-1986 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 12

Dorothy Taubam Insitute of Piano-Amhearst Music Festival 1987-1995 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 13

Jelink-Gurt Duo 1972-1991 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 14

Lyric Chamber Ensemble 1983-1997 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 15

Michigan Bach Festival 1987-1991 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 16

Morning Musicale Series 1970-1976 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 17

Plymouth Symphony 1987, 1997 


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Text (32307024753502)   1 18

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Performance Recordings 

1969-Eastern Michigan Trio 1969 


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Realia (32307024752645)   2 1

1972-Eastern Michigan Trio 1972 


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Realia (32307024752645)   2 2

1974-A Chamber Music Concert 1974 


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Realia (32307024752645)   2 3

1974-Edna Golandsky Piano Recital 1974 


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Realia (32307024752645)   2 4

1974-Chamber Music Recital 1974 


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Realia (32307024752645)   2 5

1976-The Jelinek-Gurt Duo 


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Realia (32307024752892)   3 1

1980-Master Class with Edna Golandsky 


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Realia (32307024752892)   3 2-3

1980-Music Lecture 


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Realia (32307024752892)   3 4
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Realia (32307024752652)   4 1-3

1980-Lecture and Piano Demonstration 1980 


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Realia (32307024752652)   4 4-5

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