Alfred Duckett,Associate Professor
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Alfred Duckett, orchestral conductor, is a native of Greenville, South Carolina and a graduate of Hillcrest High School. Included among the orchestras he has conducted are the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Gateways Festival Orchestra, Berkshire Symphony Orchestra, Spokane Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Orchestra of St. Louis, Atlanta Community Orchestra, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra. Along with his conducting achievements Dr. Duckett is equally adept in the classroom as a professor and arts administrator. He has served as Director of Orchestral Studies and Professor of Music at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Syracuse University. He also served as founding Music Director and General Manager of the Atlanta University Centerwide Orchestra Program, a consortium whose member institutions are Spelman College, Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University, Morris Brown College and the Interdenominational Theological Center, all located in downtown Atlanta , Georgia. From 1991-1995 Dr. Duckett served as Music Director and Conductor of the Belleville Philharmonic Orchestra, the second oldest Philharmonic Society in the United States. As an academic administrator Professor Duckett has served as Director of Fine Arts at the School District of Greenville County, Chair of the Department of Music at Cameron University, Chair of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at St. Augustine College and Visiting Chair of the Music Department at Allen University. Dr. Duckett holds degrees from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Peabody Conservatory of Music, and the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at Catholic University of America. He currently is Associate Professor of Music at Cameron University and resides in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.