Thomas Brothers' "Louis Armstrong Master of Modernism" a 2015 Pulitzer Finalist

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Thomas Brothers' Louis Armstrong Master of Modernism (W.W. Norton) was selected as a “Finalist” for 2015, category Biography or Autobiography, for the Pulitzer Prize. "the masterfully researched second volume of a life of the musical pioneer, effectively showing him in the many milieus where he lived and worked in…
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Graduate Awards and News

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Scott Lee has won the 2015 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer award for his piece Bottom Heavy. Scott will be recognized at the annual ASCAP Concert Music Awards at Merkin Concert Hall in New York on May 21, 2015. Bottom Heavy was created for and recorded during the Da…
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Bryan Gilliam's book nominated for AMS award

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Bryan Gilliam's recent book, Rounding Wagner's Mountain: Richard Strauss and Modern German Opera (Cambridge), has been nominated for the American Musicological Society's Kinkeldey Award. Gilliam is Frances Hill Fox Professor in Humanities at Duke University.
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PROVOKE: Digital Sound Studies

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Department of Music doctoral student Darren Mueller is one of the three editors of PROVOKE: Digital Sound Studies, a new web collection of digital projects mixing sound studies, digital humanities and audio arts. The collection includes the work of two other Music graduate students, Rebecca Geoffroy-Schwinden and Kenneth David…
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Master Classes: Spring 2015

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All master classes are free and open to the public. CELLO MASTER CLASS WITH WILLIAM CONABLE Tuesday, January 13 @ 5 pm Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE MASTER CLASS WITH WILLIAM CONABLE Thursday, January 15 @ 7:30 pm Room 101, Biddle Music Building William Conable enjoys…
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Musicology Lecture Series: Spring 2015

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Friday, January 30 @ 4 pm Biddle Music Building, Library Seminar Room Naomi Waltham-Smith (University of Pennsylvania) "Beethoven's Blush" Naomi Waltham-Smith's research sits at the intersection of music theory and Continental philosophy. She is interested in how the critical resources of recent French and Italian thought might be deployed…
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Spring 2015 Events Calendar

Download the Spring 2015 Events Calendar Music calendar spring 2015 from MusicAtDuke
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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

    • Jeremy Begbie
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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