Stephen Duncan
Phone: 409-944-1728 Position: Adjunct - Music
Office: FA-219 Title: Adjunct - Music
Email: sduncan@gc.edu Search for Classes

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED
Academic Degree Degree/course credits – Date     Other Qualifications
University of Memphis Sacred Music/Electronic Composition Doctorate - 07/1991
Southwestern Oklahoma State University Music Education (Vocal and Instrumental) Master - 07/1987
University of Notre Dame Philosophy and Theology  
Southwestern Oklahoma State University Instrumental Music Education Bachelor - 05/1984
Southwestern Oklahoma State University Sacred Music Bachelor - 05/1983

POSITIONS HELD
Galveston ISD 04/2008 - Current Director of Fine Arts All UIL activities involving Art Music Dance and Theatre. Budget and faculty for all of these.
La Marque ISD 08/1999 - 04/2008 Music Specialist 1-5 General Music Technology at the school Music Technology across the District Superintendents Council
Eastern New Mexico University 07/1991 - 07/1999 Assistant Professor of Music Various calsses each year including: Music Business Music Theory Music History Music Education Oboe Bassoon Saxophone Recording Technology. Ran the Recording Studio for several years. Created the MIDI lab and ran it for several years.
University of Memphis 07/1987 - 07/1991 Graduate Teaching Assistant Music Appreciation Oboe and Bassoon Orchestra set up
Kremlin-Hillsdale School District 07/1987 - 07/1986 Director of Bands K-12 Music program Band Elementary Music

PUBLICATIONS
A Genre in Hindusthani Music (Bhajans) As Used in the Roman Catholic Church Edwin Mellen Press "There is strength here and simplicity. There is a refined and deep appreciation of the theoretical complexities and the rarefied beauty of Indian music. And there is a sense of holy adventure a delight in telling the old story in a way that is new to Westerners. Ironically this new way is found through music that is older than much traditional Western music and may even be older than the story itself." – John David Peterson DMA FAGO University of Memphis Table of Contents Table of Contents: Foreword by John David Peterson DMA 1.Introduction 2.The Second Vatican Council 3.The Catholic Bishops Conference of India 4.Indian Prayer Forms 5.On Ragas and Rasas 6.On Rhythm and Talas 7.Indigenized Prayer 8.Conclusions Sources consulted: Published Materials; Interviews; Discography Appendices: Letter from the Holy See Approving the Twelve Points of Adaptation; Letter from the Chaldean Bishop of the USA; Brief History of Catholicism in India; Index Figures ISBN10: 0-7734-8273-3 ISBN13:
A History of the Sacred Musical Life of an Orthodox Church in America Edwin Mellen Press Reviews "This is a project whose depth and magnitude has not been approached before now. Orthodox Christians in the United States often take for granted the musical traditions of their Churches. When they pick up the service book it is a continuation of the ethnic tradition into which they were born ... This is a story told in detail and in gentleness about times which were often tumultuous and problematic. It is more than just our story though; it touches on many of the problems and successes of Orthodox parishes throughout the United States." - Reverend Srdjan Veselinovich Pastor Saints Constantine and Helen Serbian Orthodox Church Galveston Texas Table of Contents Memory Eternal Acknowledgments Foreword Epilogue The Russian Orthodox Church in the New World No Longer Russian Alaska Galveston Island Serbian Immigrants to Texas Building a Church The Answer is Yes The Great Storm Galveston after the Revolution Splitting the Parish – the Greeks found a Church Russian and Serbian Serb
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