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Duncan  Cumming

Assistant Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Music

Expertise: Piano

Campus phone: (518) 442-5405
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Assistant Professor Duncan J. Cumming has performed concertos, recitals, and chamber music concerts around the world, including The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Merkin Hall and Carnegie Recital Hall in New York City, and the Wallenstein Palace in Prague, Czech Republic. He recently lectured and performed as part of "Focus on Frank Glazer: A Mini-Festival," which he organized and hosted at the University at Albany. He received a full scholarship from the European Mozart Foundation and participated in intense chamber music study and performance at the European Mozart Academy in Prague. He also studied at the New England Conservatory, where he received his master's degree in music. He performs frequently with his wife Hilary, violinist and adjunct professor of violin at UAlbany. With cellist Solen Dikener, they make up the Capital Piano Trio, the new ensemble in residence at the University.