Dr. Duncan Miano Wambugu

Title/Qualifications: Ba- Music (Augustana), Mmus-Conducting (Alberta) Doctoral Fellow, Music Education (Florida)
Department/Unit/Section:
Music and Dance
Contact Address:
P.O. BOX 19787 – 00202, Nairobi, Kenya
Position: Lecturer

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Area of Specialization: Choral Music, Keyboard and Vocal Performance, Music Education
Research Interests:
Performance Practice and Development Of Kenyan Choral Art Music Music Eduation- Practice and Performance

Publications

  1. Towards Standardized and Greater Objectivity in Adjudication at the Kenya Music Festivals. TALANTA Yearbook of the Kenya Music Festival. Kenya Music Festival Foundation. Nairobi, July 2015. ISBN 9966-9689-5-4
  2. Socio-Cultural and Educational Importance of African Art Music: The Case of Kenyan Choral Art Music. Music Cultures from Eastern Africa. Chapter 7. Department of Creative Arts Dar es Salaam. 2016

Conference Presentations

  • Orchestral Activities in Developing Countries: The Growth and Development of Orchestras in Kenya. World Federation of Amateur Orchestras International Conference. Bergen, Norway. May 2018

  • Presentation and Adjudication of Western Instrumental Classes. Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Kenya Music Festivals Adjudicators and Trainers Workshop. Kisumu, Kenya. April 2018

  • The Choral Conductor: Expectations and Best Practices. Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Kenya Music Festivals Adjudicators and Trainers Workshop. Kisumu, Kenya. April 2018

  • Choral Training and Directing as a Critical Role in Kenya Music Festivals. Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Kenya Music Festival Trainers and Adjudicators Workshop, Kisumu, Kenya. February 2017.

  • Adjudication of Choral Music – Own Choice Selection and Performance. Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Kenya Music Festival Trainers and Adjudicators Workshop, Kisumu, Kenya. April 2016.

  • Role of Kenyan Art Music in Preservation of Cultural Music. 9th International Ethnomusicology Symposium, University of Dar es Salaam. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. July 2015.

  • Choir Training and Choir Directing: An Aid. PAMICCO Choir Trainers and Coordinators Workshop, Nairobi. May 2015.

  • Towards Standardized and Greater Objectivity in Adjudication. Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Kenya Music Festivals. Trainers and Adjudicators National Workshop. Kisumu, Kenya. April 2015

  • Music in the 21st Century: Beyond the Classroom. Co-presenter, Pan African Society for Musical Arts Education 1st Eastern Africa Regional Conference, Kenyatta University, October 2014.

  • Strengthening Teacher Practice Through Visual Methodologies; Co- Presenter; International Society For Music Education 31st Conference, Porto Alegre, Brazil, July 2014.

  • Role of Church Choir in Music Ministry of the Church; St Andrews Church Choir Annual Retreat, February 2014.

  • Music Education in Kenya: Past and Present Trends. Santa Fe College Guest Lecture Series. January 2013.

  • African Choral Music. Soweto Gospel Choir Pre-Concert lecture, Philips Center for the arts, February 2012.

  • Wambugu, African Choral Music (several papers on various aspects including performance practices, art music), Alberta, Canada, November 2010
  • Wambugu, Selection, Preparation and Performance of African Art Music    Gainesville, FL, USA    , January 2010
  • Wambugu, Teaching of Expression in High School Music Performance Ensembles, Lakeland, FL, September, 2010
  • Wambugu, Vocal/Choral Training and Conducting., Machakos, Kenya.    2008

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