|Direct Phone: (504) 865-2308
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Office: 201 Communications/Music Complex
|M.M., University of Minnesota
B.A., Westminster College
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Private Voice Instruction
KATE DUNCANExtraordinary Professor, Popular and Commercial Music
Kate Duncan offers a wealth of musical experience to her courses and ensembles. A musical educator and performer, she has spent the last ten years working in nearly every genre – opera, jazz, funk, pop, and even country. Kate spent years as director of a Pennsylvania-based school of music, and currently works as a vocal jazz arranger, lecturer, and clinician for various groups across the country. An instrumental part of the new Popular & Commercial Music degree program, Kate’s duties include vocal ensemble direction, singer/songwriter ensemble direction, private voice study, and musicianship theory courses. Kate also serves as an advisor to Full-Tilt Event Productions, a student-operated entrepreneurial group.
In addition to teaching courses and ensembles at Loyola University, Kate continues to pursue her performance and writing/arranging career in the greater New Orleans area.
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