Student Ensembles

collage of 10 ensembles

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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Baldwin Auditorium

Program Includes music of Bach, Bloch, Mendelssohn, and others. Check this listing for more detailed information closer to the time of the performance. Harry Davidson is the music director of the… read more about Duke Symphony Orchestra »

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Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Wind Symphony returns to the Baldwin Auditorium stage on October 14, 2021 with the first of three fall semester concerts. This opening concert, entitled Scenes and Views, explores music… read more about Duke University Wind Symphony: Scenes and Views »

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Baldwin Auditorium

"Not just vibraphone, but glockenspiel, xylophone, marimba and even tubular bells. The youngest of the remarkable Marsalis brothers plays them all...." (The Guardian)Join the Duke Jazz Ensemble, John… read more about Family Weekend Concert: Duke Jazz Ensemble and the Duke Djembe & Afro Cuban Ensembles with guest artist Jason Marsalis »

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Baldwin Auditorium

Three of Duke's largest student music ensembles-- the Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop; Duke Symphony Orchestra, directed by Harry Davidson; and Duke Wind Symphony, led by interim director J… read more about Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony »

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East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

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 »

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Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Wind Symphony's Fall 2021 concert cycle concludes on November 18 with a program entitled "Points of Reflection." The music on this concert is inspired by a quote from the program note of "… read more about Duke University Wind Symphony: Points of Reflection »

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Baldwin Auditorium

[dnme], directed by Brittany Green, fosters an appreciation and understanding of new music through the study and performance of music of the 20th and 21st centuries. This semester, we will… read more about [dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble »

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Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

The Cabaret will be presented again at 7 PM on Saturday, Nov. 20. David Heid, directorDaniel Seyfried, pianist Free Admission. Duke Music prioritizes the health and safety of our extended community.… read more about Duke Opera Theater: A Gershwin & Porter Cabaret »

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Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

David Heid, directorDaniel Seyfried, pianist Free Admission. Duke Music prioritizes the health and safety of our extended community. We strongly encourage all individuals to be fully vaccinated… read more about Duke Opera Theater: A Gershwin & Porter Cabaret »

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Baldwin Auditorium

Note: The Fall 2021 Student Chamber Music concerts will take place in two parts due to the length of the program. The first concert begins at 3 pm. The second concert begins at 6 pm. Advanced… read more about Chamber Music Concert: Part 1 »

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Baldwin Auditorium

Note: The Fall 2021 Student Chamber Music concerts will take place in two parts due to the length of the program. The first concert begins at 3 pm. The second concert begins at 6 pm. Advanced… read more about Chamber Music Concert: Part 2 »

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Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, presents its annual Christmas Concert featuring seasonal selections by the Duke Chorale as well as traditional carols for the entire audience to sing and… read more about Duke Chorale Christmas Concert »

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Baldwin Auditorium

Program Includes music of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and others. Check this listing for more detailed information closer to the time of the performance. Harry Davidson is the music director of the… read more about Duke Symphony Orchestra »

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Baldwin Auditorium

"Javon adds a modern twist to the music we grew up with. Everybody get ready for a funky good time." - Branford MarsalisJavon Jackson came into international prominence as a member of the legendary… read more about Duke Jazz Ensemble with guest artist with Javon Jackson, saxophone »