Master Classes

The Department of Music, often in association with Duke Performances, offers several master classes each year with renowned performers and composers. Past master classes have included Leon Fleisher, Horszowski Trio, James MacMillan, and Gabriel Richard.

Master classes are free to attend and are open to all members of the community who would like to observe.

Upcoming Master Classes

Voice Master Class with Joseph Amaya
Tue, Apr 04, 5:00 PM
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

Dr. Joseph Amaya has served on the voice faculty at the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University since 1989. He has also taught at the University of Texas at Arlington, Trinity University, and the University of Georgia. Dr. Amaya has appeared as a guest artist with professional...

Chamber Music Master Class with Cédric Tiberghien and Alina Ibragimova
Fri, Apr 07, 5:00 PM
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Performing music from baroque to new commissions on both modern and period instruments, Alina Ibragimova has established a reputation as one of the most accomplished and intriguing violinists of the younger generation. Future concerto engagements include debuts with the Boston Symphony, Montreal...

Violin Master Class with Janet Sung
Tue, Apr 11, 5:00 PM
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Violinist Janet Sung enjoys an acclaimed international career as a virtuoso soloist, recognized for her intense, exhilarating performances, and by her signature lustrous, burnished tone. Hailed by The Washington Post for her "riveting" playing and "exquisite tone", her playing possesses the rare...