Introducing Mr Michael Kourkov

12th August, 2021

Introducing the amazing Mr Michael Kourkov

Mr Michael Kourkov is one of our very talented band and tutorial teachers.

Michael’s passion for music started at primary school where he played the clarinet in his school band. Michael won several awards through school including “Best Soloist” at the Auckland Jazz and Blues Club Competition. This took Michael all the way through to university where Michael graduated from the University of Auckland with a bachelor’s degree in Jazz Performance. 

After completing his degree Michael worked on cruise ships for two years as a woodwind specialist. While onboard he would regularly perform musicals, headliner shows and big band gigs for crowds of up to one thousand people. Michael moved to Sydney and has been teaching and conducting in schools since the start of 2020.


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