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Meet Jamal Duncan

Jamal Duncan joined the faculty of the Arizona State University in Fall of 2020 as Associate Director of Bands and Assistant Professor of Instrumental Conducting. His primary responsibilities are conducting the Arizona State University Wind Symphony and teaching classes in the conducting curriculum. A native of Flint, Michigan, Duncan received the doctor of musical arts in wind conducting and a master of music in wind conducting degrees from Michigan State University where he studied under the direction of Kevin L. Sedatole. Prior to arriving to Tempe, Duncan was the Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. He served as Assistant Director of the Razorback Marching Band, Director of the Hogwild Pep Band, conductor of the symphonic band, and director of the Arkansas New Music Ensemble. He also taught courses in Instrumental Conducting. Duncan taught in the public schools of Lansing, Michigan for seven years where taught middle school band. Duncan received a bachelor of music degree from the University of Michigan with a dual emphasis in clarinet performance and music education.

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