Upcoming Events

Chamber Music Masterclass with Harlem String Quartet
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Harlem Quartet advances diversity in classical music while engaging new audiences with varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers. Their mission to share their passion with a wider audience has taken them around the world; from a 2009 performance at The White House for President...

Duke Djembe & Afro-Cuban Ensembles with guest artist Melena
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Melena, born in Havana, Cuba, is an accomplished percussionist and educator of Afro-Cuban music. Her Afro-­Cuban sound is a conversation of melodies that she plays with fierce passion. Melena is a multi-talented percussionist who plays congas, timbales, bata drums, and shekere. She studied...

Hye-Bin Song, piano
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 3:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program: D. Scarlatti: Sonata in B Minor, K. 87 and Sonata in E Major, K. 380; Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit: III. Scarbo; Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31, Op. 110; Hye-Bin Song: Wind Etudes for Piano; Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 514. Award-winning pianist Hye-Bin (Monica) Song has performed...

Sunday Service: Imani Winds at North Star Church of the Arts
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 11:00am

Imani Winds, the GRAMMY-nominated, NY-based wind quintet renowned for its virtuosity and record of commissioning bold new works by composers of color, leads a "Sunday Service" at North Star Church of the Arts in downtown Durham. On the heels of their Saturday, November 16 performance of french...

Duke Chinese Music Ensemble
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 5:00pm
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 instruments.

Imani Winds: readings of new works by Duke graduate composers
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 9:00am
Baldwin Auditorium

Reading and recording session with limited attendance, open to the public ONLY by arrangement. Call 919-660-3175 for information. Celebrating 20 years of music making, the Grammy nominated Imani Winds has led both a revolution and the evolution of the wind quintet through their dynamic playing,...

Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 5:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Note NEW 5 pm START TIME. Due to the length of the program, the concert will begin at 5 pm. At 6:30, there will be a 30 minute break before the concert resumes at 7 pm. Advanced students in the Duke Music Department's chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries. Student...

Jazz Vespers
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 7:30pm
Duke Chapel

A collaboration between Duke Chapel and the Duke Jazz Program, the Jazz Vespers worship services combine the ancient form of evening Vespers with the musical improvisations of jazz. Chapel Dean Luke A. Powery will offer prayers and readings, and The John Brown Big Band will provide musical...

Jazz Vespers
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 7:30pm
Duke Chapel

All are welcome to attend this service, which combines the form of the traditional evening vespers service with the musical improvisation of jazz. Vespers is an ancient Christian service with chants, anthems, prayers, and scripture reading.Jazz Vespers brings together Professor John Brown, his...

Unraveling "Ce Morceau de Tissu" | Ruby Friday
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

Drop by the Ruby on Friday at noon for a casual art talk and free lunch to learn about the behind-the-scenes aspect of the creative process, careers in the arts, and more.In this unraveling, we have a rare opportunity to hear the performance of a complete musical work followed by a session where...