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Joey Curtin: Bio

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 

Stonestown Galleria in San Francisco 

Sheraton Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Internationally, 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 the charts 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.

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