Duncan Lorien the World Traveler

Duncan has delivered the Understanding of Music seminars in over 50 cities across 5 continents.

Since the inception of the Understanding of Music Seminar™ in 1991, then the Understanding of Songwriting Seminar™ in 1998 and most recently Understanding the Basics of Singing Seminar™ in 2007, Duncan Lorien has travelled hundreds of thousands of miles around the planet delivering his seminars, lectures and workshops to thousands of people in places far and wide. The list of cities he has been to with his seminars, lectures and workshops reads like a travel brochure and he still has his sights set on dozens of new locations in the next few years including Japan and the Far East as well as more extensive touring in South America, Asia and Europe.


Duncan has delivered or is scheduled to deliver seminars, lectures and workshops in:

Europe: London, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dublin, Warsaw, Prague, Budapest, Vienna, Salzburg, Berlin, Stuttgart, Wiesbaden, Kaufbeuren, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Munich, Zurich, Lucerne, Milan, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Moscow.

Australia: Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth.

South America: Mexico City, Veracruz, Oranjestad, Caracas, La Asuncion, Rio de Janeiro.

North America: Toronto, New York, Allentown, Chicago, Detroit, Battle Creek, Nashville, Austin, San Diego, Ridgefield, Los Angeles, Seattle, Boston, Washington D.C., St. Louis, Boulder, Salt Lake City, Clearwater, Buffalo, Binghampton, Sacramento, Arlington, Colombus, Clearwater, Pittsburgh.

Africa: Johannesburg, Pretoria, Bahrain.


With his wife, Sallee Slagle, he still likes to travel! Other locations around the world they have visited include:

Thailand: Bangkok, Phuket.

South Africa: Capetown, Franschhoek, Kruger National Park.

Europe: Paris, Brussels, Barcelona, Graz, Kosice - Slovakia, Brighton, Salisbury, Portsmouth, Isle of Wight, Glastonbury, Bath, Wells, Plymouth, Exeter, Tiverton, St. Ives, Penzance, Plymouth, Canterbury, York, Liverpool, Newcastle, the Lake District, Inverness, Wester Ross, the Isle of Skye and Ireland.

North America: In Canada, Duncan and Sallee have done extensive touring in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. In the United States they have toured all over Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York State, Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Other cities in the United States they have visited include San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, Carmel, Monterey, Miami, Orlando, Port St. Lucie, Birmingham - Alabama, Bethlehem - Pennsylvania, Evanston, Egg Harbor, Atlantic City and Las Vegas. They have visited Yosemite, Sequoia, Kings Canyon and the Grand Canyon National Parks and traveled the Pacific Coast Highway.

South America and the Caribbean: Acapulco, Cancun, Puerta La Cruz, Maracaibo, Isla de Margarita, the Bahamas, Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St Martin, Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao.

Australia: Melbourne, Sydney and the Great Ocean Road.

Duncan’s video blog on www.understandingofmusic.com is recorded in different locations he visits throughout the year and is all about music, life, laughter and simplicity.