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

CANCELED: Music Lecture: Scott Burnham: "God and the Voice of Beethoven"
Fri, Apr 03, 4:00 PM

Inverting the title and agenda of Wilfrid Mellers' 1983 book "Beethoven and the Voice of God," I will discuss various ways in which Beethoven... more

CANCELED: Duke Symphony Orchestra: Senior Night
Wed, Apr 08, 7:30 PM

** Canceled ** Program: JS Bach: "Komm süsser Tod"; Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47, and featuring 2019-2020 Student Concerto... more

CANCELED: Duke University Wind Symphony: SURPRISE!
Thu, Apr 09, 7:30 PM

** Canceled ** The Duke Wind Symphony's final concert of the year is a celebration of the achievements of our graduating students, who will help... more

CANCELED: [dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble
Sat, Apr 11, 8:00 PM

** Canceled ** [dnme], directed by James Budinich, presents new works by Duke graduate student composers.

CANCELED: Duke Jazz Ensemble with Geoffrey Keezer, pianist
Fri, Apr 17, 8:00 PM

** Canceled ** "Mr. Keezer is the kind of straight-ahead piano player you wish for: multifaceted, responsive, constantly sifting through colors... more