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Jan Duga | Principal Tuba

Jan Duga | Principal Tuba

Jan Z Duga is a freelance tubist and educator in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, she was the first female tubist to win a position with any DC-based premier band as a member of The United States Air Force Band, Washington D.C., until she retired in 2013 as a Chief Master Sergeant with 30 years of service.

Jan is a founding member and serves on the International Women’s Brass Conference (IWBC) Board of Directors. She was honored at the 2012 conference with the Lifetime Service Award. She earned a Bachelor of Music Ed and a Master of Music in Solo Tuba Performance from The Ohio State University and Arizona State University, respectively.

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