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

Duke Opera Workshop: Opera by the Numbers
Sun, Apr 23, 3:00 PM

Arias, duos, trios, quartets, and opera excerpts for other vocal combinations sung in English with costumes and staging. Featuring Meredyth... more

Haitian Band Lakou Mizik in Residency at Duke
Tue, Apr 25, 12:00 PM

Lunchtime conversation with members of the Haitian band Lakou Mizik to discuss music, culture and politics. Band Members Steeve Valcourt, Sanba... more

Haitian band Lakou Mizik at Duke Coffeehouse
Tue, Apr 25, 8:00 PM

Lakou Mizik is a multigenerational collective of Haitian musicians formed in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake. The group includes... more

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Group Class Performance
Sat, Apr 29, 4:00 PM

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi... more

Berlioz: Te Deum & Poulenc: Gloria
Sun, Apr 30, 4:00 PM

Hector Berlioz's choral and orchestral works explore the breadth of the human spiritual experience. His style explores the vast range of human... more