Will Duchon

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  • Username: willduchon
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  • Role: Host: Station-Based
  • Day: 203-654-0471

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A Moment in Schumann's Piano Quartet, Op. 47 (07:54)
From: Will Duchon

The closing strains of the third movement of Schumann's Piano Quartet express introspection.
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Baby, It's Hot Outside (57:18)
From: Will Duchon

When the mercury rises, these summer songs come to mind.
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A Moment from Vaughan Williams' Symphony No. 5 (10:20)
From: Will Duchon

A moment of transformation from the Passacaglia movement of Symphony No. 5 in D Major by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1938).
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Eclogue (59:24)
From: Will Duchon

Music as metaphor and subject.
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The Lovers of The Poor (56:34)
From: Will Duchon

Poetry and music which reacts to racism and social unrest.

About Me

Will Duchon began studying piano at age seven in his hometown of White Plains, NY with Robert Canfield, and has since performed extensively as a recitalist and soloist with various orchestras. Will is a graduate of SUNY Purchase and a winner of the Artists International Young Musicians Auditions in 1990, which resulted in a New York debut at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall that year. He subsequently has appeared at Weill Hall numerous times in solo recitals and ensemble concerts.

Will has been a church musician since 1981 and is currently serving as music director for Monroe Congregational Church in Monroe, CT. He joined the broadcast team of WMNR Fine Arts Radio in 2004 and currently hosts "Friday Evening Classics" and "The Night Café" on WMNR.

In 2003, Will graduated from The New Seminary in New York City and created an organization, The Opus 30 Mission (www.opusthirty.blogspot.com) which works on behalf of incarcerated persons wrongfully convicted.

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Availability

Will is currently available for new projects, has a car, and is available to travel Within my country.

Skills

  • Voice Talent
  • Music Consulting
  • Podcast Production: Basic
  • Hosting Call-in and Live Programs
  • Writing
  • Producing: Music and Performance Programs

Available For

  • Commentary
  • Field Recording
  • Music Recording
  • Voiceover
  • Arts Reporting
  • Music Programming
  • Podcasting
  • piano performance

Equipment

  • Pro Tools

Languages I Speak

  • English

Work Experience

Broadcaster at WMNR Fine Arts Radio,  January 2004 - Present
Hosting a weekly five-hour live rado program.

Music Director at Various churches,  January 1981 - Present
Music Director, church organist/pianist

Pianist at none
Classical concert pianist.

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Education

The New Seminary, Interfaith Minister, 2003

Purchase College, MFA Music Performance, 1992

Awards

Additional Information

Affiliations:  WMNR Fine Arts Radio (www.wmnr.org)
Other Web sites: http://wmnrwordsandmusic.blogspot.com http://www.opusthirty.blogspot.com