Recording artists Joey Curtin & Dan Kennedy perform at DIVENTI
About Dan Kennedy
Whisperings and Enlightened Piano Radio pianist Dan Kennedy has performed throughout New England and across the country. Dan’s albums have gone top 10 on the ZMR Top 100, OWM Top 100, and NAR Top 100. Classically trained at Oberlin Conservatory and New England Conservatory, Dan has been featured at Audiosyncracy, MainlyPiano.com, Music Choice, Pandora, RNA, SENE Festival, SiriusXM, and Spotify. He has been heard on over 250 radio stations internationally. His upcoming Solo Piano album MOUNTAINS MADE OF SHADOW, ANTHEMS MADE OF LIGHT (Mt. Pollux Music) recorded by Joe Bongiorno at Piano Haven, will be officially released on 3/2/18.
About Joey Curtin
Joey Curtin is a composer and keyboard artist who began her musical career in the San Francisco Bay area. Her piano and synthesizer creations are a fusion of jazz, new age, Americana and Celtic influences. Her performances include:
- The Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite
- The Olympic Village Inn at Squaw Valley
- The Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite National Park
- The Sheraton Palace, San Francisco
- Sheraton Addis Ababa, EthiopiaInternationally, Joey has traveled to Ireland, Scotland, Italy, Indonesia, Ethiopia, the Philippines and Singapore to perform and speak. In Northern Ireland, her music has been part of Peace and Reconciliation meetings.
From 2003-2004 Joey was hired by the Methodist Hospital at the Texas Medical Center in Houston to give a four hour performance every Saturday and Sunday. She played for patients, surgeons, staff, and visitors. Her music was described by many as "healing". Joey received awards from ASCAP for these performances.
In 2005, Joey returned to Northern California where she wrote a curriculum for a kindergarten class that was based on brain stimulation through music, movement, and rhyme.
River of Life, Soundtrack For America, God With Us and Going To California are her albums which are heard on New Age stations around the world. Tigris and Euphrates features Patrick Curtin (Joey's husband) on acoustic guitar and David Curtin (son) on electric guitar and other electronics. In 2015, this album was nominated for “best piano with instrumentation” on One World Radio from London.
In 2017, Joey released her latest solo piano album, Between Earth and Heaven which is climbing thecharts on New Age radio in London. Joey is presently living in Bellingham, Washington where she is composing for sound libraries as well as doing live concerts. Her music has recently been added to the ECHOES playlist on National Public Radio where it is heard on 110 public radio stations across the U.S.