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The Band - About The Director  

Jason U’Ren is the current director of the DCMB.  This is his 4th year as director of the DCMB and his 10th year at the Martin Luther King Jr. Early College in Denver Public Schools.  Mr. U’Ren currently has his Master of Music from the University of South Dakota and a Bachelor of Music Education from Simpson College in Indianola, IA.  Before coming to Colorado, Mr. U’Ren taught in the Iowa public schools for 5 years.  Mr. U’Ren maintains a very full teaching schedule as well as his performing schedule with Funkiphino (  In his free time he enjoys snowboarding, bicycling, and spending time with his wife Tara, and his daughter Annika.  
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