Encounters News

Sid Richardson receives Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Sid Richardson writes concert music that imbues modern idioms with emotional grit and cerebral wit.  He has collaborated with ensembles such as The Da Capo Chamber Players, Ensemble Amarcord, and yMusic.  He has engaged in projects with prominent soloists like saxophonists Susan... Read More »

Duke composers meet the North Carolina Symphony

Thursday, March 24, 2016
"Invès" by Yahn Wagner de Mello Pinto and "Vicious Circles" by Scott Lee were created especially for the orchestra.  The rehearsal capped a year-long engagement between the Duke University Department of Music and the North Carolina Symphony, including symposia, concerts, visiting... Read More »

Encounters 2014-15 season: Da Capo Chamber Players and the return of yMUSIC

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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... Read More »