Ann Marie Kurrasch
Catalogue of Works
Ann Marie has over 250 works in her catalogue. They range from diverse instrumentals to vocal ensembles. Here is only a partial listing, most of which are commissioned pieces.
Commissioned and Published Instrumental Works
12 original and varied piano solos suitable for any occasion. This collection includes "Honeymoon Rag", "Stand Tall", and "Mystery".
Published by MyHeartsongMusic
Ponderings from the Pond
A work for contrabassoon and piano, commissioned by Susan Nigro.
Published by Jeanne', Inc.
A Day at the Park—In Three Movements
A work for contrabassoon and piano, also commissioned by Susan Nigro.
Published by Jeanne', Inc.
Commissioned Songs for Community
Arroyo Grande: The Place to Be
Commissioned by the Arroyo Grande Centennial Committee to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of Arroyo Grande, California. It had its world premier on April 30, 2011. A free MP3 is available for this song.
Come Together in Unity
Commissioned by the Burbank, California, Night Out Against Crime Committee.
Make the Connection Today
Commissioned by the Burbank, California, Chamber of Commerce.
We, the Lord's Free People
A hymn commissioned by the First Congregational Church of Royal Oak, Michigan to celebrate their sesquicentennial.
Songs Commissioned by Individuals
Summer Waltz for Kay
Piano solo to celebrate a special friend's birthday.
Together in Love This Day
Solo sung during a wedding ceremony.
Lullaby to help a newborn sleep.
I'm Outta Here
Solo at a retirement party.
Fly, Shannon, Fly
Song conveying a mother's love at her daughter's graduation.
Wedding Suite: 5 Movements
Instrumental work written for a daughter's wedding, one movement for each part in the wedding service.
Hinder Not the Children
Written for a church's youth choir.
Rise and Shine
Song in 4-part harmony for local Sweet Adelines group.
Songs for Specific Events
Beautiful Baby Jack
Lullaby written for newborn grandson, Jack.
Sweet, Sweet Charlie
Lullaby written for newborn grandson, Charlie.
A song about potholes in Michigan. A free MP3 is available for this song.
Duet for soprano and flute using original Haiku. This song is available on the CD Sweet Souvenirs.
Hold Fast to Your Dream
Inspirational solo for voice and piano.
Vocal piece often sung for its peacefulness.
Do Hula in One'i Style
A piece for voice and ukelele. This song is available on the CD Maui No Ka Oi.
Lively work for voice, piano, and flute.
Out of Focus
A work in 3 movements for trumpet, trombone, and piano. This song is available on the CD Sweet Souvenirs.
Conversations with the 'Cello
A 5-part piece for unaccompanied 'cello, utilizing various cello techniques. This song is available on the CD Sweet Souvenirs.
Emily Lake String Quartet
A piece in 3 movements, using as inspiration the call of the white-throated sparrow, as heard on Emily Lake in Northern Michigan.
Piano Sonata No. 1
A sonata in 3 movements.
A World of Peace and Beauty
Work for flute and piano. The piano version is available on the CD Refreshing Rain.
Aire for Flute
Work for flute and piano. This song is available on the CD Sweet Souvenirs.