Jeff Kurtenacker

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Jeff Kurtenacker
Born (1976-09-07) 7 September 1976 (age 37)
Origin Green Bay, Wisconsin
Occupations composer

Jeff Kurtenacker (born September 7, 1976) is a music composer for video games, television, radio, and film. He was co-composer on the major release Pirates of the Burning Sea by Flying Labs Software, released in January 2008, and worked on World of Warcraft and Warcraft 3 as a choral arranger and copyist. He currently lives in Southern California working as lead composer for Carbine Studios, a division of NCsoft, on their recently released MMORPG WildStar.

Early life[edit]

Kurtenacker was born and raised in Green Bay, WI. In 2001 he moved to Los Angeles to complete the Film Scoring program at UCLA Extension. He also has a degree in Music Composition and Audio/Video Technology from Lawrence University in Appleton, WI.[1]

Work and projects[edit]

Video Game Score
  • WildStar by Carbine Studios
  • Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Hidden Expedition: Devil's Triangle (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Campfire Legends (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Avenue Flo - PlayFirst (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Cate West 2: The Velvet Keys (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Clockwork Man (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Karaoke Revolution: American Idol Encore 2 -Horn/String Arranging; Organ/Keys MIDI programming (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Warriors Game - HistoryChannel.com (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Ben Stein - It's Trivial iPhone game (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • IGOR - The Game (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Forgotten Riddles 2 (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Age of Mythology for Nintendo DS (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Assault Heroes 2 (XBLA game) - (cinematics only) (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Universal's The Simpsons Ride website mini games music (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Pirates of the Burning Sea
  • Warcraft III - Vocal Orchestrations and Copywork
  • World of Warcraft - Copywork; some arranging
  • Karaoke Revolution: American Idol Encore - Horn/String Arranging; Organ/Keys MIDI programming (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Mystery Case Files: Madame Fate (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Cate West: The Vanishing Files (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Sunset Studio Deluxe (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Mystery London (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
  • Hotel Mahjong (contracted by SomaTone Interactive Audio)
Film/Television Score
  • The Navigator. A short film by Carlo Treviso
  • Tonic: The Legend of Wooly Creek
Radio/TV Commercials
  • Rich Brother, Rich Sister (book) radio ad
  • The Seven Sins: The Tyrant Ascending (book) radio and TV ad
  • The Romanov Bride (book) radio ad
  • SeaVegg TV infomercial

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kurtenacker, Jeff. "Bio/Background/Info." jeffkurtenacker.com. 5 Jun 2008 <http://www.jeffkurtenacker.com/Bio.html>.

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