The Department of Music is home to 9 ensembles, open to members of the University community by audition:
- Chamber Music
- Collegium Musicum
- Djembe and Afro-Cuban Percussion
- New Music Ensemble [dnme]
- Opera Workshop
- Symphony Orchestra
- Wind Symphony
The Duke Chapel Choir provides additional opportunities for singers.
The Duke University Marching Band and Pep Bands, directed by Jeffrey Au, are part of the Athletic Department.