35 ST. MARK'S PLACE
STATEN ISLAND, NY 10301 USA
1972-2011: Free Lance Composer/Accordionist
2010: United States Artists Collins Fellowship, a $50,000 unrestricted award
2002: New York Dance & Performance Award (BESSIE), jointly with Dan Hurlin, for the puppet/theatre piece, Everyday Uses for Sight #7: The Heart of the Andes
1996: Publishers Weekly “Listen Up” Audiobook Awards: Best Original Score, Accordion Crimes, novel by E. Annie Proux, music by Guy Klucevsek.
1995: New York Dance & Performance Award (BESSIE), for Altered Landscapes, a solo accordion score for David Dorfman Dance’s, Hey.
2011: Lionel Popkin Dance Company: commission for an evening-length dance score for solo accordion and string quartet, to premiere 2012-2013 season.
2010: Laurie McCants, Industrious Angels, music theatre score for violin, accordion, piano/toy piano, premiered Bloomsburg, PA, 2011.
2006: Dance Theatre ETC, Angels and Accordions, site-specific work, premiered Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY, October, 2007.
2002: Jérôme Thomas Company (France): Cirque Lili, for circus theatre, scored for accordion and soprano sax, has been performed 250+ times in Europe, England and USA, always with live music.
Original Works Grant, COAHSI, The Well-Tampered Accordion, 12 solo pieces.
2001: Relâche/Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation: Swither, Tangocide, Still Life with Canon, and Wing/Prayer, all composed for the Relâche ensemble and choreographer Meredith Rainey, premiered in Philadelphia, May, 2002.
2000: Ping Chong and Company/New York State Council on the Arts: Obon, for puppet theatre, premiered at Seattle Repertory Company, April, 2002.
1998: The Kitchen and MASS MoCA/Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust: Squeeze Play, an evening of multi-disciplinary collaborations, premiered at The Kitchen, NYC, March, 2000.
1997: Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble/Rockefeller Foundation/Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation: Hard Coal, a music theatre piece premiered by BTE, April, 1999
1995: Solo Recitalist’s Grant/National Endowment for the Arts: solo recital, Merkin Hall, New York City, March, 1996
1994: Ping Chong & Co./Meet The Composer/Reader’s Digest Commissioning Program: Chinoiserie, an evening-length music/theatre work. Premiered at the Lied Center, University of Nebraska, Sept., 1995, and presented on the 1995 Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music.
1993: David Dorfman Dance/Meet The Composer: Composer/Choreographer Project Grant: Altered Landscapes, solo accordion score for Hey, premiered at the Kitchen, NYC, May, 1994.
The Multiple Personality Reunion Tour, innova, 2012
Dancing on the Volcano, Tzadik, 2009
Song of Remembrance, Tzadik, 2007
The Well-Tampered Accordion, Winter & Winter, 2004
The Heart of the Andes, Winter & Winter, 2002
Free Range Accordion, Starkland, 2000
Transylvanian Softwear, Starkland, 1999 (originally released 1994, John Marks Records)
Altered Landscapes, Evva, 1998
Stolen Memories, Tzadik, 1996
Citrus, My Love, RecRec/Swiss, 1993
Manhattan Cascade, CRI, 1992
Polka Dots & Laser Beams, Evva, 1992
?Who Stole the Polka?, Evva, 1992
Flying Vegetables of the Apocalypse, XI, 1990
Scenes From A Mirage, Review, 1987
Blue Window, Zoar, 1986
Accordion Tribe: Lunghorn Twist, Intuition, 2006
Accordion Tribe: Sea of Reeds, Intuition, 2002
Accordion Tribe: Accordion Tribe, Intuition, 1998
Guy Klucevsek and Alan Bern: Notefalls, Winter & Winter, 2007
Guy Klucevsek and Alan Bern: Accordance, Winter & Winter, 2000
Guy Klucevsek and Phillip Johnston: Tales from the Cryptic, Winter & Winter, 2003
SELECTED RECORDINGS WHICH INCLUDE KLUCEVSEK COMPOSITIONS
Dave Douglas: Charms of the Night Sky, Winter & Winter
Margaret Leng Tan: The Art of the Toy Piano, Point
Relache: Press Play, Meyer Media
Planet Squeezebox (Compilation), Ellipsis Arts
Legends of Accordion (Compilation), Rhino
Twisted Tutu: Play Nice, OO Disks
Norwegian Wood, Aki Takahashi, Toshiba EMI
Post Graduate Independent Study, California Institute of the Arts, 1971-72
M.A., Music Theory/Composition, University of Pittsburgh, 1971
B.A., Music Theory/Composition, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1969
Composition Teachers: Morton Subotnick, Gerald Shapiro, Robert Bernat
Accordion Studies with Walter Grabowski, New Kensington, Pennsylvania, 1955-1965