Performances & Events

The Duke University Department of Music is home to 10 performing ensembles and presents over 100 public events each year, including concerts, faculty and student recitals, lectures, master classes and workshops.

Upcoming Events

South Central Graduate Music Consortium (SCGMC) virtual conference
Sat, Sep 26, 9:00 AM

The South Central Graduate Music Consortium (SCGMC) is a collaboration between the students of the University of Virginia, Duke University, and... more

Scott Burnham: "God and the Voice of Beethoven"
Fri, Oct 16, 4:00 PM

This talk explores what happens to Beethoven's compositional voice when he attempts to address the Deity, or to represent the Deity, in the finale... more

Micaela Baranello: Emmerich Kálmán's "Die Bajadere" and Operetta's Self-Reflexive Exoticism
Fri, Oct 30, 4:00 PM

After World War I, the Viennese operetta industry faced a series of crises both material and symbolic, including economic catastrophe and the loss... more

Intersectionality; Interstate: ethnomusicology panel discussion with Kit Yan and Melissa Li
Fri, Nov 06, 4:00 PM

Online: Zoom link will be provided as the date approaches. Kit Yan and Melissa Li are a queer Asian American musical theater writing team based in... more

Philip Rupprecht, "Malcolm Arnold, the Symphony, and Cultural Hierarchy in Britain, 1945-60"
Fri, Feb 12, 9:30 AM

Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its Friday morning series, tgiFHI!tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative... more