Kurt Muroki

Double Bass

Former Faculty

Faculty, Indiana University, McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University

Former Artist Member with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Professor Kurt Muroki began his musical studies on the violin and went on to study the Double bass at the Juilliard School of Music.

Mr. Muroki has performed with the Jupiter Chamber Players, The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York City Ballet, 92nd St. Y, and Bargemusic. Festivals include Marlboro Music Festival, Festival L’Autonne at IRCAM, and Aspen Music Fesival to name a few. Mr. Muroki is also active playing movies, commercials, popular, and classical recordings with titles including the Oscar winning film “The Departed”, “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”, “Julie and Julia”, “Moonrise Kingdom”, The Who, Sting, Peter Gabriel, and Itzhak Perlman . He has collaborated with the Guarneri, Juilliard, and Tokyo quartets among others, and has performed concerto tours throughout Asia and the United States.

Mr. Muroki is currently tenured faculty at Indiana University,and the McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University. Mr Muroki is also on the Board of Directors of the International Society of Bassists, the New School Concerts Music Advisory Committee and is a D’Addario Strings Artist.

Mr. Muroki plays on a double bass once owned by the famous double bassist Domenico Dragonetti and attributed to Nicolo Amati circa 1665.