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Bio Image Duncan Kirk Bohannon

Duncan Kirk Bohannon

Bachelor of Arts in Music
    Piano Performance
    Music Technology
Class of 2007


Duncan Kirk Bohannon, who graduated in 2007 with a B.A. in Music (Piano Performance and Music Technology) is an acclaimed up-and-coming composer for visual media. To date, he has written for CBS Television Distribution's own music library — contributing music to The Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Phil, Rachel Ray, Entertainment Tonight, and The Doctors — and provided additional music for the hit television series Human Target (FOX) and Chuck (NBC). Duncan has also composed for over a dozen short films, and for the award-winning features Bad Faith and And We Will Dance. He is also an experienced pianist, working professionally as an accompanist since 1999.

While at IU Southeast, Duncan was the recipient of the Martha Stem Scholarship in Music and was the winner of the IU Southeast Concert Competition, performing Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with the IU Southeast Orchestra.

After graduating from IU Southeast, Duncan received his Master of Fine Arts degree in Film Music Composition from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2009.