Performances & Events

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.

Upcoming Events

CANCELED: Student Chamber Music Showcase
Wed, Mar 20, 12:00 PM

This concert has been canceled, however Duke's student chamber music groups will perform on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 pm in the Nelson Music Room,... more

Dust of the Zulu Opening Reception
Wed, Mar 20, 6:00 PM

Join us for an opening reception celebrating Dust of the Zulu, an immersive installation incorporating sound, photography, and video that brings... more

13th Annual Feminist Theory Workshop
Fri, Mar 22, 1:00 PM

The Feminist Theory Workshop (FTW), which is in its thirteenth year, offers a unique opportunity for internationally recognized faculty and young... more

Ethnomusicology Lecture: David Samuels (NYU): "Early Folk World: Searching for Ethical Humanity in 20th Century Industrial Modernity"
Fri, Mar 22, 4:00 PM

The twentieth century was witness to an ethical discourse about the scope of the human that took its cues from a discussion of how people should... more

Organ Recital Series - Robert Parkins
Sun, Mar 24, 5:15 PM

Dr. Robert Parkins is the university organist and a professor of the practice of music at Duke. His recordings have appeared on the Calcante,... more