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Luke Duroc-Danner

Graduate Student
Luke Duroc-Danner, University of Washington School of Music

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B.A., Music, University of Chicago, 2016
Service Playing Certificate, AGO 2019

Luke Duroc-Danner is a conductor, singer, pianist, and organist. He holds a B.A. in Music from the University of Chicago where his thesis on Mendelssohn’s Elijah was awarded honors by the music faculty. Luke has appeared as the emerging artist with The Strangers Ensemble and as a guest conductor and organist at First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple. As a pianist, he has appeared as both a soloist and a collaborative pianist – most notably in a performance at the Library of Congress while a Junior Fellow. He has sung with the University of Chicago’s Motet Choir, the Chicago Chorale, and the Apollo Chorus. During his undergraduate career, he studied conducting with James Kallembach at the University of Chicago and John Yarrington at Houston Baptist University. He has also attended several conducting institutes at both Westminster Choir College and St. Stephen's House at Oxford University.


Currently, Luke is serving as the Choir Director at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Des Moines, WA, and he is pursuing his Masters of Music degree in Choral Conducting at the University of Washington. Formerly the assistant conductor for the University of Washington Chorale, he is  now a co-conductor for the University Singers, and he sings with the University of Washington Chamber Singers.


Professional Affiliations: 
AGO, ACDA, Chorus America

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