Headshots of Hsiao-mei Ku, violin; Caroline Stinson, cello; Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano
Calichi Trio
Hsiao-mei Ku, violin; Caroline Stinson, cello; Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano
October 8 at 3 pm, Baldwin Auditorium

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Featured Courses

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Exploration, in seminar/workshop format, of sound and music, expressed through projects involving instruments, voices, and intermedia. Consideration of the current field will provide concrete… read more about Introduction to Composition: Explorations in Musical Time and Space »

MUSIC 101-4

Group lessons focused on the development of basic technique for djembe. Students will observe their peers during lessons and will perform literature appropriate to each individual's skill level.… read more about Djembe Class »


In the history of the arts, certain individuals have exerted an enormous influence on the trajectory of their art form. Specific composers during different style periods have been profoundly… read more about Composers of Influence »

Ciompi Quartet

Ciompi quartet

The Ciompi Quartet’s residency at Duke allows students to work closely with its members and benefit from their extensive experience as active performers who are continually engaged in deepening and refining their own musicianship. As full-time faculty members, the quartet serves as a resource for students, other faculty, and the community at large.

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Visiting Artists

Working with Duke Performances and through the assistance of the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation and the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Department of Music offers undergraduate and graduate students unparalleled opportunities for collaboration though Visiting Artist residencies.

Recent residencies have included the Da Capo Chamber Players, yMusic, North Carolina Symphony, Deviant Septet, and JACK Quartet.

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Faculty Artistic Works

Duke University Musical Instrument Collections

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The Duke University Musical Instrument Collections (DUMIC) are founded on the flagship collection, the G. Norman and Ruth G. Eddy Collection of Musical Instruments, which arrived here in Durham in 2000. The Eddy Collection has inspired further generous gifts and the acquisition of the Frans and Willemina de Hen-Bijl Collection of Musical Instruments, which arrived at Duke in 2003.

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