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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,...

Rare Music Concert: Christina Kobb, fortepiano
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Program: Schubert: Sonata in A Minor, D 537; Clara Wieck: Excerpts from Op. 2; Moscheles: Sonate melancolique, Op. 49; Hummel: Excerpts from Op. 125 (études), performed on Duke's Wolf fortepiano (1987, after Streicher 1815). In summer 2015, the research and piano playing of Christina Kobb was...

Organ Recital Series: Jonathan Moyer
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

JONATHAN MOYER maintains a dynamic career as an organist, and he has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan, presenting repertoire from the Renaissance to the 21st century. His playing has been described as "ever-expressive, stylish, and riveting" (The Baltimore Sun). Moyer is...

Choral Society of Durham, Duke Chorale, and Durham Medical Orchestra present Brahms' Nänie and Kodaly's Te Deum
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

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

Presentation/Voice Master Class: Spirituals with Marlissa Hudson (T '99)
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

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 concert stage, Ms. Hudson made her professional debut while a student, performing "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess with the Baltimore Symphony Pops...

Rare Music: Gabriel Richard, violin; Kivie Cahn-Lipman, cello; Randall Love, piano
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

19th century French piano trios by Onslow, David and Lalo performed with a 1915 Pleyel piano. French violinist Gabriel Richard is a tenure-track first violin at the Paris Orchestra, as well as founder and member of the Thymos String Quartet. He tours regularly in Japan, Korea, China, and Europe...

Afro Cuban Percussion Workshop with Vince Cherico and Carlos Maldonado of Arturo O'Farrell's Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 11:30am
Baldwin Auditorium

Vince Cherico and Carlos Maldonado, GRAMMY-winning members of Arturo O'Farrill's Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble, lead a dynamic workshop for Duke students and community members on playing Afro Cuban rhythms. Registration required. Sign up at dukeperformances.org. Participants encouraged to bring their...

Duke Wind Symphony: An Early 97th Birthday Celebration for PB
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Join the Duke Wind Symphony as we celebrate Prof. Emeritus, former conductor and active euphonium player of the Duke University Wind Symphony Paul Bryan's 97th birthday. We invite you for an evening of celebratory music and highlights from PB's era. You will hear classics such as Dear Old Duke,...

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