Events Archive

Music Lecture: Katherine Hambridge (Durham University, UK)
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Popularising the 'Popular,' c. 1800." Katherine Hambridge focuses on French and German musical life in the first half of the nineteenth century. Her current research concerns the transfer and circulation of theatre repertoire and personnel between Paris, Vienna and Berlin, in particular, the...

CANCELLED: Saxophone Master Class with Anders Paulsson
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

This master class has been cancelled.

Duke Chorale Spring Tour Concert
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Chorale returns to campus following its Spring 2017 concert tour to Central America. The group will offer a diverse selection from Renaissance pieces to contemporary works, including American folk songs and spirituals. The Duke University Chorale, conducted by Rodney Wynkoop and...

Karen Walwyn, piano: Works by African American composer Florence Price (1887-1953)
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Florence Price (1887-1953) was the first African American female composer to gain national status. The works on this program were part of a rare find of music recently discovered in Price's abandoned home in Kankakee, IL. They have been edited by Dr. Barbara Jackson of Fayetteville, Arkansas....

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Jimmy Gilmore, clarinetist
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie); Copland: Concerto for Clarinet & String Orchestra, with Harp & Piano; Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, "Italian." Jimmy Gilmore is a native of Dallas, Texas and is Principal Clarinetist (ret.) of the North...

Piano Master Class with Karen Walwyn
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Karen Walwyn is Associate Professor in the Howard University Department of Music. She is an accomplished concert pianist, composer and recording artist for Albany Records. Known for her recordings of two volumes of music by American composers entitled "Dark Fires," Prof. Walwyn performed select...

Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

In this free noontime event, one piece of chamber music will be performed by the Ciompi Quartet, accompanied by a short introduction that gives insight into the shape and brilliance of some of the canonical works of classical music. The Ciompi Quartet was founded at Duke University in 1965 by...

Duke University String School: Orchestra Concert
Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Intermediate String Orchestra is directed by Matt Stutzman. The Concert String Orchestra is directed by Rob Rempher. The Youth Symphony is directed by Shelley Livingston. The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a...

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Group Class Performance
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967, and has been part of Duke ever since. DUSS serves area students in grades K-12, teaching the violin, viola, cello,...

Music Lecture: James Deaville (Carleton University, Ontario)
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Pitched Battles: Music and Melodrama in Allied and Axis Newsreels of World War II." James Deaville is a Musicologist specializing in music, composers and musical practices and institutions of the 19th and 20th centuries, having published and spoken about such diverse topics as Franz Liszt,...

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