John Supko's & Bill Seaman's new CD, "s_traits"

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Duke faculty composer John Supko’s s_traits, created in collaboration with media artist Bill Seaman, Professor in the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, comes out Tuesday, November 4 on the Manchester-based Cotton Goods label. It is the second album devoted to Supko’s music, following drawn only once…
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Master Classes, Fall 2014

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All master classes are free and open to the public. WIND INSTRUMENT MASTER CLASS WITH HELIAND CONSORT Thursday, October 16 @ 5 pm Bone Hall, Biddle Music Building Heliand Consort (Elisabeth LeBlanc, clarinet; Rachael Elliott, bassoon; and Cynthia Huard, piano) is a dynamic group of virtuoso musicians who perform…
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Musicology Lecture Series: Fall 2014

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Friday, August 29 @ 4 pm Biddle Music Building, Room 101 Jeremy Begbie (Duke Divinity School) "Disquieting Conversations: Bach, Modernity and God" Jeremy S. Begbie is Thomas A. Langford Research Professorship in Theology at Duke Divinity School. Educated largely in Scotland, before entering the theological world he read music…
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Encounters 2014-15 season: Da Capo Chamber Players and the return of yMUSIC

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The Encounters 2014-2015 season features two residencies with outstanding new music groups. On November 9, the Naumburg Award-winning Da Capo Chamber Players will perform in Baldwin Auditorium, presenting Steve Reich's "Double Sextet" and Duke composer Stephen Jaffe's "Light Dances" (Chamber Concerto No. 2). Da Capo's residency continues on November…
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Composer Alexander Goehr at Duke

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Alexander Goehr, the eminent British composer, visited Duke’s Music Department on April 7, 2014. Following a lively lunch with Composition and Musicology students, Goehr spoke publicly about his music in a discussion moderated by Professor Philip Rupprecht. As well as sharing personal impressions of the 1950s Darmstadt Summer Courses…
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Fall 2014 Events Calendar

Duke named one of top 10 music colleges in the U.S.

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USA Today's College Factual names Duke one of the top 10 music colleges in the United States. Joining the ranks of lauded music programs at Yale, Columbia, and Stanford, Duke's music program is praised for providing "a comprehensive education in performance, theory, history and ethnomusicology. The undergraduate program exposes…
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Ciompi Quartet in France: May 2014

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The Ciompi Quartet visited France in May, where they appeared at the Festival Fougères musicales and performed concerts at L'église Saint-Sulpice (Fougeres, below) and the Franco-American Institute (Rennes). Ciompi cellist Fred Raimi writes: The Ciompi Quartet played two concerts at the Fougeres Music Festival in Brittany, France, in May…
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Duke Engage in Zhuhai, China: Summer 2014

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Duke Engage in Zhuhai, China: Summer 2014 Each summer, Professor of the Practice of Music (violin) and Ciompi Quartet member Hsiao-mei Ku leads a Duke Engage trip to Zhuhai, China. The focus of the trip is to partner with a middle school to provide arts education. Click image to…
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Video: Tom Brothers on Louis Armstrong

A short video interview with Professor Tom Brothers about his new book, Louis Armstrong Master of Modernism.
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