Student Ensembles

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Performances and events are regularly held by any of our 10 Ensembles – Chamber Music, Chinese Music Ensemble, Chorale, Collegium Musicum, Djembe Ensemble, Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme], Jazz Program, Opera Theater, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony

Students interested in participating in our Ensembles are encouraged to audition.


Upcoming Events

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Annual Valentine's jazz concert featuring the Duke Jazz Ensemble and the jazz ensembles from UNC and NC Central University.This year's concert will be held on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus in the James… read more about Valentines Jazz Concert »

Freeman Center for Jewish Life

Food, music, and Viennese dance, featuring a live waltz orchestra and polka band. Dance lessons at the beginning of the evening. Dress: semi-formal to formal. The Viennese Ball is an annual… read more about Duke Wind Symphony: 48th annual Viennese Ball »

Baldwin Auditorium

Join the Duke Jazz Ensemble, directed by John Brown with associate director Evan Roberson, as they welcome trumpeter Ashlin Parker to the Baldwin stage.$10 general admission, $5 senior citizens,… read more about Duke Jazz Ensemble with Ashlin Parker, trumpet »

Baldwin Auditorium

This is an invitation to enjoy an evening of music performed by the Duke Wind Symphony that inspires you to move along in your seats! Program: Alfred Reed: Armenian Dances, Franz Lehár: Gold und… read more about Duke Wind Symphony: Tanz mit mir! »

Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Lili Boulanger: D'un Matin de Printemps, Hendrick Andriessen: "Miroir du Peine" & Mozart: "Ch'io mi scordi di te?" with Bergen and Heid, Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture.… read more about Duke Symphony Orchestra with Caroline Bergan, soprano & David Heid, pianist »

Baldwin Auditorium

Mozart's "Requiem" with professional soloists and orchestra, as well as music by Caroline Shaw, Ola Gjeilo, Antonio Vivaldi, and Adolphus Hailstork. Allan Friedman directs the Duke Chorale. $10… read more about Duke Chorale & SONAM: Mozart Requiem - Music of Loss and Consolation »

Baldwin Auditorium

A star on the flute, Alex Sopp performs Joel Puckett's "Shadow of Sirius;" other works include "Conga del Fuego Nuevo" by Arturo Márquez and Kevin Day's "A Song for Tomorrow."The Duke Wind Symphony… read more about Duke Wind Symphony: STARS, with guest soloist Alex Sopp, flute »

Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Overture to "L'amant Anonyme;" William Grant Still: "In Memoriam: The Colored Soldiers Who Died for Democracy;" Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5 (… read more about Duke Symphony Orchestra: Senior Night »

Baldwin Auditorium

Join the Duke Jazz Ensemble, directed by John Brown with associate director Evan Roberson, as they welcome pianist Cyrus Chestnut to the Baldwin stage.$10 general admission, $5 senior citizens,… read more about Duke Jazz Ensemble with Cyrus Chestnut, piano »

Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Chorale, directed by Allan Friedman, celebrates its graduating seniors and alumni with music about the natural world. Free admission. read more about Duke Chorale Celebration Concert »

Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Chinese Music Ensemble, directed by Jennifer Chang, presents a concert featuring a variety of Chinese musical styles and instruments, as well as pieces that mix Eastern and Western… read more about Chinese Music Ensemble »

Baldwin Auditorium

Scenes from "Cinderella" (Massenet and Viardot versions), "Rusalka" (Dvořák), and "Alice, An Operatic Wonderland" (Amy Scurria, Ph.D. 2015), performed with costumes and staging, with pianist Daniel… read more about Duke Opera Theater: Once Upon a Time »

Baldwin Auditorium

Students in the Duke Music Department's Chamber Music Program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries. Student chamber music groups are coached by members of the Ciompi Quartet and other Duke… read more about Chamber Music Program Concert: Part 1 »

Baldwin Auditorium

Students in the Duke Music Department's Chamber Music Program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries. Student chamber music groups are coached by members of the Ciompi Quartet and other Duke… read more about Chamber Music Program Concert: Part 2 »