The Duke University Department of Music is home to 9 performing ensembles and presents over 100 public events each year, including concerts, faculty and student recitals, lectures, master classes and workshops.

The Musicology Lecture Series and Master Class Series provide opportunities for students to interact with world-class musicians and scholars in a smaller, more personal setting.

Encounters: with the music of our time, now in its 34th season, is the Department of Music's new music concert series.

For Encounters, the Musicology Lecture Series, and the Master Class Series, the Music Department gratefully acknowledges support from the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation.

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

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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 "Light Dances" (Chamber Concerto No. 2). Da Capo's residency continues on November…
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Fall 2014 Events Calendar

Ciompi Quartet in France: May 2014

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The Ciompi Quartet visited France in May, where they appeared at the Festival Fougères musicales and performed concerts at L'église Saint-Sulpice (Fougeres, below) and the Franco-American Institute (Rennes). Ciompi cellist Fred Raimi writes: The Ciompi Quartet played two concerts at the Fougeres Music Festival in Brittany, France, in May…
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