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Monday, February 17, 2014
You never know what you're going to hear when listening to a composition by Duke music professor John Supko. Neither does he.In 2012, Supko headlined a Swiss music festival with "Usine," (Factory) a commissioned piece that played without pause for 20 hours in 90-second cycles. The work included... Read More »

Alumni News: February 2014

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Congratulations to drummer extraordinaire Jeremy Jones '02, who contributed to Macklemore & Lewis' 2014 Grammy award winning album The Heist. At Duke, Jeremy played with the Duke Jazz Ensemble and the Paul Jeffrey Quintet.

Graduate Student News: February 2014

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Bryan Christian's composition Airs no Oceans keep was selected to be performed on the 8th Colorado Composers Concert by the Playground Ensemble on April 26, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  Christian also had the opportunity to have his music workshopped by the Hilliard Ensemble when the group... Read More »

Faculty News: February 2014

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Thomas Brothers' new book, Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism, is garnering enthusiastic reviews from critics and scholars alike.  A Washington Post review calls Master of Modernism "painstakingly researched, profoundly evocative and altogether admirable... Read More »

Duke Notes 02/13/2014

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Bryan Gilliam's Strauss publications, Duke Jazz Ensemble alumnus Jeremy Jones takes home a Grammy, Duke Wind Symphony, and more.  Read it here.

Ken Shifrin, Class of 1974

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Dr Ken Shifrin (Class of 1974) was President of the Wind Symphony while a student at Duke. A native of Washington, DC, he earned a Ph.D. in Musicology from Oxford University and is Principal Trombone (former) of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (England). From 2000-2004, he... Read More »

Graduate Student News: January 2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Bryan Christian's article, and part of his dissertation, “Combination Tone Class Sets and Redefining the Role of les couleurs in Claude Vivier’s Bouchara” passed peer review and has been accepted for publication in Music Theory Online Volume 20, no... Read More »

Duke Notes 01/23/2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Thomas Brothers' new book, "Louis Armstrong: Master of Modernism," Imani Winds with Duke graduate composers, Stephen Jaffe's "HIP Concerto," and more.  Read it here.

Thank you!

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Thank you to those of you who came out last Friday afternoon for our first Rare Music concert of 2014! Randy, Eric, and William Conable played beautifully, and it was a treat to hear William's beautiful instrument, as well as DUMIC's piano and new violin. It was a pleasure to see so many excited... Read More »

Duke Notes 01/09/2014

Thursday, January 9, 2014
The John Brown Quintet releases the new album, "Quiet Time," Bryan Gilliam on NY Public Radio, Ciompi Quartet tours China, and more.  Read it here.

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