Faculty

Ensemble Directors

Jonathan E. Bagg

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Music

Office: 083

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3331

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Office Hours: Afternoons by appointment.

jbagg@duke.edu

Jonathan Bagg is Professor of the Practice at Duke University, and violist of the Ciompi String Quartet. His career with the Ciompi includes hundreds of concerts across the U.S. and around the world, as well as many recordings. Currently co-Artistic Director of Electric Earth Concerts in New... Full Profile »

John V. Brown

Associate Professor of the Practice of Music

Office: Biddle Music Building, Office 064, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3385

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m.

jbrown@duke.edu

Bassist, composer, educator and actor John Brown is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and currently resides in Durham, NC. He is a graduate of the School of Music at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the School of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. John... Full Profile »

Harry L. Davidson

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Music

Office: 077 Biddle Music, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3324

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00PM - 7:15PM

hdavid@duke.edu

Susan R. Dunn

Professor of the Practice of Music

Office: 075 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3323

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Office Hours: Tuesdays 12:30-1:00, Wednesdays 2:00-3:30 or by appointment

opera@duke.edu

Interest and strength in German lied, Italian and German opera, Broadway and art songs in all languages, directing opera and popular song performances. 

Eren Gumrukcuoglu

Student

eren.gumrukcuoglu@duke.edu

Director, [dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble

Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant

Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Music

Office: 105 Biddle Music Building, Durham, NC 27708-0665

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3306

Office Hours: by appointment; email: verena.m@duke.edu

verena.m@duke.edu

Verena Moesenbichler-Bryant serves as Assistant Professor of the Practice of Music, Director of the Duke University Wind Symphony, and Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Music Department. She also conducts the Durham Medical Orchestra. Verena grew up in Eberschwang, Austria. She began piano... Full Profile »

Bradley Simmons

Lecturer, Part-time of Music

Phone: (919) 684-2065, (919) 660-3300

Fax: 919 660-3301

bradleys@duke.edu

Roman Testroet

Visiting Instructor of Music

Office: 105 Biddle Music Building, Box 90665, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3320

roman.testroet@duke.edu

Former Duke PhD student in Historical Musicology, current choir director, inveterate dropout. Director of Duke's Collegium Musicum and Director of Music at Pilgrim United Church of Christ in Durham.

Rodney Wynkoop

Professor of the Practice of Music

Office: Duke Chapel, 036 Westbrook, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 684-3898

Fax: +1 919 660-3301

rodney@duke.edu

Director of Chapel Music since 1989, Rodney Wynkoop is conductor of the Duke Chapel Choir and its chamber choir, the Schola Cantorum. He came to Duke in 1984 and holds the title of Professor of the Practice of Music in the Music Department, where he teaches choral conducting and conducts the 50-... Full Profile »

Composition

Stephen Jaffe

Mary D. B. T. and James H. Semans Professor of Music Composition, in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Office: 079 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3317

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Office Hours: By appointment.

sjaffe@duke.edu

My recent collaborations have been with the National Symphony Orchestra, The North Carolina Symphony, and the Kennedy Center Chamber Players, and have included orchestral works (Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, Poetry of the Piedmont, and Cut Time) as well as chamber music (String Quartet No. 2 ("... Full Profile »

Anthony M. Kelley

Associate Professor of the Practice of Music

Office: 078 Biddle Music Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3328

Fax: (919) 660-3301

antk@duke.edu

Anthony Kelley began his post as Faculty-in-Residence in Fall, 2007. He’s enjoyed getting to know the residents and interacting with their many ideas and talents. He enjoys the arts--from music to stage to gallery to the big screen--and loves sharing discussion based on common group experiences.... Full Profile »

Scott A. Lindroth

Professor of Music

Office: 031 Music Building, 103B Allen Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 684-0539, (919) 660-3307

Fax: (919) 660-3301

scott.lindroth@duke.edu

I compose instrumental and vocal music as well as work with electronic media. My most recent compositions Alarm Calls for wind ensemble, String Quintet, and Twitter Music for two percussion and electronics.

John P Supko

Associate Professor of Music

Office: 059 Mary Duke Biddle Building, Box 90665, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3361

Fax: 919 660 3301

john.supko@duke.edu

Called “spellbindingly beautiful” (Steve Smith, Time Out New York), "hypnotic...eerily beautiful" (Vivien Schweitzer, The New York Times), and "fascinating" (Philip Clark, The Guardian), the work of composer John Supko (b. 1980, NY) explores intersections: chance and intention; traditional music... Full Profile »

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Robert R Zimmerman

Visiting Instructor of Music

Office: 105 Biddle Music

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

robert.zimmerman@duke.edu

Ethnomusicology

Paul Berliner

Arts and Sciences Professor Emeritus of Music

Office: 105 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

paul.berliner@duke.edu

Jonathan Kramer

Visiting Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Office: 2204 Erwin Road, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27705

Campus Box: 90414

jonathan_kramer@ncsu.edu

Louise Meintjes

Associate Professor of Music

Office: 072 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3339

Fax: (919) 660-3301

meintjes@duke.edu

Music Theory

Philip Rupprecht

Professor of Music

Office: 105 Biddle Music Building, Box 90665 Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0665

Campus Box: 90665

Office Hours: MW 10-12  Appointments - email: cecelia.goldman@duke.edu

philip.rupprecht@duke.edu

Philip Rupprecht specializes in music of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. His recent writings engage concepts of narrative in operatic drama, the trope of stereotype in the formation of national traditions in music, and agency effects in instrumental music. His new book, British Musical... Full Profile »

Nicholas Stoia

Assistant Professor in the Department of Music

Office: 105 Biddle Music Building, Box_90665, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3300

nicholas.stoia@duke.edu

Musicology

Thomas Brothers

Professor of Music

Office: 071 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3309

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Office Hours: Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - 12 noon

tdb@duke.edu

Bryan Gilliam

Professor of Music

Office: 067 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3321

Fax: (919) 660-3301

bgilliam@duke.edu

Ph.D., Harvard University. Author of books and articles on late 19th-and early 20th-century German music. Specialties include Richard Strauss, Anton Bruckner, Kurt Weill, Erich Korngold, 19the and 20th-cemtury German opera, fin-de-siècle Vienna, film music, German musical aesthetics.

Nina Penner

Research Associate

Office: 070 Mary Duke Biddle Music Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Office Hours: I'm in my office most days during regular working hours and welcome visitors interested in talking about opera/musical theatre and philosophy.

nina.penner@duke.edu

Nina Penner is at Duke doing a two-year postdoc, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Her work lies at the intersection of opera studies, analytic philosophy, and literary theory. She is finishing a book project that theorizes how opera tells stories in... Full Profile »

Francis L Roberts

Lecturer, Part-time of Music

Office: 105 Biddle Music Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90065

Phone: (919) 660-3300

francis.roberts@duke.edu

Alexander Silbiger

Professor Emeritus of Music

Office: 105 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

Fax: (919) 660-3301

lexsilb@duke.edu

R. Larry Todd

Arts and Sciences Professor of Music in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Office: 081 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Office Hours: Wednesdays & Fridays: 9:45 a.m. - 11 a.m. or by appointment.

rltodd@duke.edu

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Jacqueline Waeber

Associate Professor of Music

Office: 105 Biddle Music Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3316

Office Hours: by appointment

jw140@duke.edu

Melodrama and related genres, from opera to film; theatrical practices and visual cultures; French musical aesthetics, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, music and philosophy of the arts; the 'chanson populaire'.

Performance: Brass and Percussion

Paul R. Bryan

Professor of Music Emeritus (Wind Symphony, euphonium)

Office: Mary Duke Biddle Building

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Emeritus Professor: Conducted the Duke Wind Symphony, Musicologist, specializing in music of the so-called Classic Period of the Eighteenth Century interest, in particular Johann Baptist Wanhal

Don Eagle

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Trumpet

Office: 105 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

deagle001@gmail.com

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James D. Henry

Assistant Professor of Music Emeritus (Marching Band, conducting)

Michael Kris

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Trombone and Tuba

Office: 105 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

Fax: (919) 660-3301

mkris@email.unc.edu

Rachel Niketopoulos

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Horn

niketopoulos@earthlink.net

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Julia Thompson

Instructor of Music
Percussion

Office: 105 Biddle Music Building

Phone: (919) 660-3300

Fax: (919) 660-3301

julia.thompson@duke.edu

Performance: Keyboard

Derison Duarte

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Piano

Phone: (919) 660-3300

derison.duarte@duke.edu

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Susan Greenberg

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Piano

Office: 105 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

Fax: (919) 660-3301

susie@duke.edu

David Heid

Staff Associate of Music
Piano

Office: 010

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3303

Fax: (919) 660-3301

dheid@duke.edu

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Pei Fen Liu

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Piano

Office: 078 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Randall M. Love

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Music
Piano

Office: 085 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3334

Fax: (919) 660-3301

rmlove@duke.edu

historical performance practice on original instruments(fortepiano), nineteenth and twentieth century piano music, musical collaboration with modern dance

Edmund Paolantonio

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Jazz Piano

Office: 105 Mary Duke Biddle Building, Box 90665, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

ejp3@duke.edu

Robert Parkins

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Music
Organ and Harpsichord

Office: 66 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3315

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Office Hours: Friday 4-6 PM

rparkins@duke.edu

Robert Parkins is the University Organist and a Professor of the Practice of Music at Duke University. He first assumed the position of Chapel Organist at Duke in 1975, then joined the faculty of the School of Music at Ithaca College in 1982, returning to Duke in 1985.   A graduate of the... Full Profile »

Jane Hawkins Raimi

Professor Of Practice
Piano

Office: 067 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3321

Fax: (919) 660-3301

jhr@duke.edu

Performance: Strings

Michael Ashton

Lecturer (P/T) of Music
Bass

Phone: (919) 660-3300

ma236@duke.edu

Jonathan E. Bagg

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Music
Viola

Office: 083

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3331

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Office Hours: Afternoons by appointment.

jbagg@duke.edu

Jonathan Bagg is Professor of the Practice at Duke University, and violist of the Ciompi String Quartet. His career with the Ciompi includes hundreds of concerts across the U.S. and around the world, as well as many recordings. Currently co-Artistic Director of Electric Earth Concerts in New... Full Profile »

Andrew Bonner

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Violin

Phone: (919) 660-3300

Laura Byrne

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Harp

Office: 105

Campus Box: 90665

laurasbyrneharpist@yahoo.com

Jennifer Curtis

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Violin

Phone: (919) 660-3300

jennifer.curtis2@duke.edu

Hsiao-Mei Ku

Professor of the Practice of Music
Violin

Office: 082 Mary Duke Biddle, Box 90665, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3329

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Office Hours: By Appointment

hmku@duke.edu

Master of Music with Distinction, Indiana University, 1983    Edit Recipient - Performer's Certificate School of Music, Indiana University, 1983    Edit Special Program Iowa State University, 1981    Edit Diploma Central School of Music, Beijing, China, 1970    1. Numerous solo and chamber music... Full Profile »

Eric N. Pritchard

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Music
Violin

Office: 084 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3325

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Office Hours: Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5:30 and by appointment

epritch@duke.edu

As First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet of Duke University, Eric Pritchard performs regularly throughout the U.S. and abroad and can be heard on many commercial recordings. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras including the Boston Pops and Indianapolis Philharmonic. Festival appearances... Full Profile »

Frederic B. Raimi

Professor of the Practice of Music
Cello

Office: 080 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3327

Fax: (919) 660-3301

frr@duke.edu

Randy Reed

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Classical Guitar

Office: 105 Mary Duke Biddle Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

rreed@duke.edu

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Mary Kay Robinson

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Violin

Office: 105 Biddle Music Building, Box 90665, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3300

marykayrobinson47@gmail.com

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Kevin Van Sant

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Jazz Guitar

Phone: (919) 660-3300

kvansant@pobox.com

Performance: Voice

Sandra Cotton

Lecturer Part Time University in the Department of Music

Office: 041 Biddle Music Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

smc9@duke.edu

Susan R. Dunn

Professor of the Practice of Music

Office: 075 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3323

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Office Hours: Tuesdays 12:30-1:00, Wednesdays 2:00-3:30 or by appointment

opera@duke.edu

Interest and strength in German lied, Italian and German opera, Broadway and art songs in all languages, directing opera and popular song performances. 

Penelope Jensen

Lecturer, Part-time of Music

Office: 062 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

Fax: (919) 660-3301

ep.jensen@mindspring.com

H Wayne Lail

Lecturer, Part-time of Music

Office: 062 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3312

Fax: (919) 660-3301

wlail@duke.edu

Elizabeth Byrum Linnartz

Lecturing Fellow of Music

Office: 041A Biddle Music Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

Office Hours: Office hours by appointment

elizabeth.linnartz@duke.edu

Elizabeth Byrum Linnartz, soprano, sings, teaches singing courses, and collaborates with other departments at Duke.  In Duke Divinity School she taught “The Role of Music in Corporate Worship,” presented a lecture/recital on Britten’s Holy Sonnets of John Donne with Jeremy Begbie and Richard Hays,... Full Profile »

Performance: Woodwinds

Carla Copeland-Burns

Instructor of Music
Flute

Office: 105

Phone: (919) 660-3300

c.copelandburns@duke.edu

Noted as a flexible and versatile player, flutist Carla Copeland-Burns currently performs with the Greensboro, North Carolina, and Salisbury Symphonies as well as the North Carolina Opera, Carolina Ballet, Blue Mountain, and with the performer-composer collective Forecast Music. She has been a... Full Profile »

Susan Fancher

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Saxophone

Office: 105 Biddle Music Building, Box_90665, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3300

susan.fancher@duke.edu

Susan Fancher’s career has featured hundreds of concerts internationally as a soloist and as the member of chamber music ensembles, including the Red Clay, Amherst, Vienna and Rollin’ Phones saxophone quartets. Her work to develop the repertoire for the saxophone has produced dozens of commissioned... Full Profile »

David Finucane

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Jazz Saxophone

Office: 105 Biddle Music Building, Box 90665, Durham, NC 27708

david.finucane@duke.edu

Jimmy Gilmore

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Clarinet

Office: 105 Mary Duke Biddle Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

lizandjimmy@nc.rr.com

Rebecca Libera

Instructor of Music
Bassoon

Phone: (919) 660-3300

rebecca.libera@duke.edu

Bo Newsome

Lecturer, Part-time of Music
Oboe

Office: 105 Biddle Music Building

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

bo.newsome@duke.edu

A former resident artist at the Banff Centre for the Arts and an artist for the N.C. Arts Council Visiting Artist Program, oboist Bo Newsome plays an active role in the music scene of North Carolina. He performs with the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, the Coastal Winds (East Carolina University... Full Profile »

Rebecca Troxler

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Music
Flute

Office: 060 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3311

Fax: (919) 660-3301

rtroxler@duke.edu

I have submitted a boxed set of 2 CDs of the flute music of the sons of J.S. Bach to be released on the Albany label.