“Kenyan Idol” Voice Coach Gives Music Education Lecture Jan. 10

Dr. Duncan Wambugu will give a presentation titled “Kenyan Music Education: Current Trends” from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan.10, in E Auditorium. He will speak about the historical development of music education in Kenya and focus on the factors that have influenced its development.

Dr. Wambugu recently completed his doctorate in music education at the University of Florida. He was recruited by the Music Department to develop an Africa choir because of his background in Kenya. Dr. Wambugu has worked as a voice coach for “Kenyan Idol,” conducted a national performance that included Ladysmith Black Mambazo and served on the faculty of Kenyatta University.

For more information, please contact Allison Nyamuame at 352-395-5607 or allison.nyamuame@sfcollege.edu.