Awards & Articles

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Awards & Press Coverage

Cinema Eye Honors - Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Score 2012
for Errol Morris' Tabloid

The Boston Globe June 2006
"How composers and directors get in tune"

The Arlington Advocate October 2005
The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship

DANCE Magazine May 2005
Review of Prometheus Dance at Boston Conservatory Theatre

The Boston Globe January 24, 2004
"Prometheus's 'DREAMS' is a rich flight of fancy..."

NPR: "All Songs Considered" July 2003
"John Kusiak is one of my favorite composers. Why? His music is wacky, emotional, unpredictable and most of all fun. It's just the thing to add a little twist to a show!"
—Tracy Wahl, Director of "All Things Considered" (Weekend)

Boston Herald July 13, 2003
Murder at Harvard Review: "...ooky-spooky music befitting the crime story genre."

The Arlington Advocate July 10, 2003
"Spy Pond docu-drama tells of murder"

Boston Globe Magazine June 9, 2002
Interview subject in the Encounter feature in The Boston Globe Magazine (June 9, 2002)

Time Magazine 2000
Scored two seasons of "First Person," which was chosen by Time magazine as one of the 10 Best Television Programs of the Year 2000

The Boston Globe 2000
Scored "Apokalypsis" by Prometheus Dance, which was chosen by The Boston Globe as one of the 10 best dance performances of 2000

Greater Boston Arts TV Series
John Kusiak & Apokalypsis

ASCAP 2000
ASCAPlus-Special Award from ASCAP for compositions during 2000

AMI 1995
AMI Gold Medal for Original Score in 1995 for "Where Past is Present", a 35mm film produced by Northern Light Productions for the National Park Service's Salem Maritime National Historic Site and winner of 18 awards

Massachusetts Council on the Arts
Finalist for an Artists Foundation Fellowship, sponsored by the Massachusetts Council on the Arts