People

Chair

Philip Rupprecht

Associate 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 »

Director of Undergraduate Studies

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. 

Assistant to the Director of Undergraduate Studies

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Bethany Perry

Undergraduate Studies Assistant

Phone: (919) 660-3335

bethany.perry@duke.edu

Director of Graduate Studies

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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'.

Assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies

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Cathy Puckett

Staff Assistant

Office: Room 109

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3308

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Office Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Cathy.Puckett@duke.edu

Director of Performance

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 »

Faculty

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Michael Ashton

Lecturer, Part-Time in the Department of Music

Phone: (919) 660-3300

ma236@duke.edu

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 »

Paul Berliner

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

Office: 105 Mry Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

paul.berliner@duke.edu

Andrew Bonner

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

Phone: (919) 660-3300

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Neil Cameron Britt

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

Phone: (919) 660-3300

cameron.britt@duke.edu

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

John V. Brown

Associate Professor of the Practice of Music

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

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 »

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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

Laura Byrne

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

Office: 105 Biddle Music Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

laurasbyrneharpist@yahoo.com

Sandra Cotton

Lecturer Part Time University in the Department of Music

Office: 041 Biddle Music Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90256

Phone: (919) 660-3300

smc9@duke.edu

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Jennifer Curtis

Lecturer, Part-time in Music

Phone: (919) 660-3300

jennifer.curtis2@duke.edu

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

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Derison Duarte

Lecturer, Part-Time in the Department of Music

Phone: (919) 660-3300

derison.duarte@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. 

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Don Eagle

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

Office: 105 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

deagle001@gmail.com

Susan Fancher

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

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... Full Profile »

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David Finucane

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

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

david.finucane@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.

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Jimmy Gilmore

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

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

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

lizandjimmy@nc.rr.com

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Susan Greenberg

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

Office: 105 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

Fax: (919) 660-3301

susie@duke.edu

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James D. Henry

Assistant Professor of Music Emeritus (Marching Band, conducting)

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 »

Penelope Jensen

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department 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

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 »

Jonathan Kramer

Visiting Professor in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Office: 2101 Campus Dr, Durham, NC 27705

Campus Box: 90414

jonathan_kramer@ncsu.edu

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Michael Kris

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

Office: 105 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

Fax: (919) 660-3301

mkris@email.unc.edu

Hsiao-Mei Ku

Professor of the Practice of Music

Office: 082 Mary Duke Biddle, 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 »

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H Wayne Lail

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

Office: 062 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3312

Fax: (919) 660-3301

wlail@duke.edu

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.

Elizabeth Byrum Linnartz

Lecturing Fellow in the Department 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 »

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Pei Fen Liu

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

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

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

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Cosmas Magaya

Artist in Residence of Music

Office: 105 Biddle Music Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

cosmas.magaya@duke.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

Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant

Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Music

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

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 and Director of the Duke University Wind Symphony. She also conducts the Duke Medicine Orchestra and the UNC School of the Arts Wind Ensemble. Verena grew up in Eberschwang, Austria. She began piano lessons at the... Full Profile »

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Bo Newsome

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

Office: 105 Biddle Music, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

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Rachel Niketopoulos

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

niketopoulos@earthlink.net

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Edmund Paolantonio

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

Phone: +1 919 660 3300

ejp3@duke.edu

Robert Parkins

Professor of the Practice of Music

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 »

Eric N. Pritchard

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Music

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 »

Jane Hawkins Raimi

Professor Of Practice

Office: 067 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3321

Fax: (919) 660-3301

jhr@duke.edu

Frederic B. Raimi

Professor of the Practice of Music

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 in the Department of Music

Office: 105 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

rreed@duke.edu

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Francis Roberts

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

Office: 105 Biddle Music Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90065

Phone: (919) 660-3300

francis.roberts@duke.edu

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Mary Robinson

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

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

Phone: (919) 660-3300

marykayrobinson47@gmail.com

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Saxton Rose

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

sr286@duke.edu

Philip Rupprecht

Associate 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 »

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

Bradley Simmons

Lecturer, Part-time in the Department of Music

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

Fax: 919 660-3301

bradleys@duke.edu

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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

John Supko

Hunt Family Assistant Professor of Music

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

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 »

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

Rebecca Troxler

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Music

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.

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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'.

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 »

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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

String School

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Dorothy E Kitchen

Staff Associate in the Department of Music

Office: 09 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90667

Phone: (919) 660-3313

Fax: (919) 286-3141

djknjk@duke.edu

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Shelley M Livingston

Staff Associate in the Department of Music

Office: 09 Biddle Music, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90667

Phone: (919) 660-3313

shelleyl@duke.edu

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Robert E Rempher

Staff Associate in the Department of Music

Phone: (919) 660-3300

remphgeige@gmail.com

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Erica Shirts

Director of The Duke String School

Office: 105 Biddle Music Building

Phone: (919) 660-3313

erica.shirts@duke.edu

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Stephanie Swisher

Staff Associate in the Department of Music

Office: 09 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90667

Phone: (919) 660-3313

sswisher@duke.edu

Staff

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Cecelia W Goldman

Administrative Secretary

Office: 105 Mary Duke Biddle Music Building

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3300

Fax: (919) 660-3301

cwgoldma@duke.edu

David Heid

Staff Associate in the Department of Music

Office: 010 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3303

Fax: (919) 660-3301

dheid@duke.edu

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Gretchen K Hoag

Business Manager

Office: 105 Biddle Music Building

Phone: (919) 660-3310

gretchen.hoag@duke.edu

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Kisun Lee

Staff Associate in the Department of Music

Phone: (919) 660-3300

kl246@duke.edu

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Rick Nelson

Office: 111 Biddle Music Building

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3330

rick.nelson@duke.edu

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Bethany Perry

Undergraduate Studies Assistant

Phone: (919) 660-3335

bethany.perry@duke.edu

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Cathy Puckett

Staff Assistant

Office: Room 109

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3308

Fax: (919) 660-3301

Office Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Cathy.Puckett@duke.edu

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John P Santoianni

Curator of Organs and Harpsichords

Office: Duke Univ Chapel

Campus Box: 90665

john.santoianni@duke.edu

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Elizabeth Thompson

Office: 054 Mary Duke Biddle Music Building

Campus Box: 90665

Phone: (919) 660-3333

ethomps@duke.edu

Music Library

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Nathaniel A. Brown

Senior Library Assistant

Office: 113 Biddle Music Building

Campus Box: 90661

Phone: (919) 660-5954

nathaniel.brown@duke.edu

Sarah K Griffin

Public Services Assistant

Office: 113 Biddle Music Building

Campus Box: 90661

Phone: (919) 660-6937

sarah.griffin@duke.edu

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Laura H Williams

Music Librarian

Office: Music Library

Campus Box: 90661

Phone: (919) 660-5952

Fax: (919) 684-2978

laura.williams@duke.edu

Graduate Students

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Samantha Arten

Student

samantha.arten@duke.edu

Director, Duke Collegium Musicum

Sarah Bereza

Student

Campus Box: Biddle Music Building, Box 90665

sarah.bereza@duke.edu

Benjamin Daniels

Student

Phone: (269) 569-0643

benjamindaniels21@gmail.com

Yahn Wagner Ferreira de Mello Pinto

Student

Office: 043 Biddle Music Building

yahn.wagner@duke.edu

Eren Gumrukcuoglu

Student

Phone: (919) 627-4199

eren.gumrukcuoglu@duke.edu

Director, [dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble

Dayton Louise Kinney

Student

Office: Biddle Music Building

dayton.kinney@duke.edu

Jung-Min Lee

Student

Office: Biddle 046

jungmin.lee2@duke.edu

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Karen Messina

Student

Phone: (336) 263-3193

karen.messina@duke.edu

Imani Mosley

Student

Office: 037 Biddle Music Building

imani.mosley@duke.edu

Andrew Pester

Student

Office: 048 Biddle Music Building

andrew.pester@duke.edu

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Ryan Prendergast

Graduate Assistant

Office: Mary Duke Biddle Music Building

ryan.prendergast@duke.edu

Owen Richardson

Student

Office: 047 Biddle Music Building

owen.richardson@duke.edu

Harrison Russin

Student

Office: Biddle Music Building

Phone: (919) 885-4690

harrison.russin@duke.edu

Paul Sommerfeld

Student

paul.sommerfeld@duke.edu

Research Interests Film music, music for film franchises, classical music in film, music and technology, media studies, nationalism, Alberto Ginastera, Béla Bartók Education  M.A. Musicology, 2013, Duke UniversityM.A. Musicology, 2011, The Pennsylvania State University B.M. Music Theory &... Full Profile »