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Xavier D. Boudreaux is a dedicated arts professional. He holds a bachelor of arts in music from Michigan State University, a master of music performance from Syracuse University and a master of arts in arts management from American University.
He was one of the inaugural American University Fellows in arts management with the Kennedy Center education division, which led to a permanent position with the music education team. He now serves as the jazz [Grants] specialist for the National Endowment for the Arts, where he manages a portion of the music grants focused injazz, world music, and other non-classical musical genres.