Kurt Knecht is a composer, organist, and conductor currently living in Kansas City, Missouri. His compositions have been described as “funky” and “joyous” in the Washington Post, and “brilliant in concept” in The Tracker magazine. His compositions have become a staple of the modern choral festival literature and have been performed at festivals and concerts in over 43 states. Performances of his compositions include international performances at festivals and concerts in Germany,
Neo-Baroque style chaconne on the Phineas Fletcher text, \"Drop, drop, slow tears\"
Gloria from Missa Prolationem