Performances & Events

The Duke University Department of Music is home to 9 performing ensembles and presents over 100 public events each year, including concerts, faculty and student recitals, lectures, master classes and workshops.

Upcoming Events

Duke Wind Symphony: An Early 97th Birthday Celebration for PB
Thu, Feb 23, 8:00 PM

Join the Duke Wind Symphony as we celebrate Prof. Emeritus, former conductor and active euphonium player of the Duke University Wind Symphony Paul... more

Afro Cuban Percussion Workshop with Vince Cherico and Carlos Maldonado of Arturo O'Farrell's Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble
Sat, Feb 25, 11:30 AM

Vince Cherico and Carlos Maldonado, GRAMMY-winning members of Arturo O'Farrill's Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble, lead a dynamic workshop for Duke... more

Rare Music: Gabriel Richard, violin; Kivie Cahn-Lipman, cello; Randall Love, piano
Sat, Feb 25, 8:00 PM

19th century French piano trios by Onslow, David and Lalo performed with a 1915 Pleyel piano. French violinist Gabriel Richard is a tenure-track... more

Presentation/Voice Master Class: Spirituals with Marlissa Hudson (T '99)
Sun, Feb 26, 3:00 PM

Duke alumna Marlissa Hudson (T '99) has been described as a "superb lyric coloratura" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch). At home both on the operatic and... more

Choral Society of Durham, Duke Chorale, and Durham Medical Orchestra present Brahms' Nänie and Kodaly's Te Deum
Sun, Feb 26, 4:00 PM

Rodney Wynkoop directs the Choral Society of Durham and the Duke Chorale. Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant directs the Durham Medicine Orchestra.