Upcoming Events

Katharina Uhde, violin & R. Larry Todd, piano
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Works by R. Schumann, Joachim, and Brahms. R. Larry Todd is Arts Sciences Professor of Music and former chair of the Music Department at Duke University. Among his books are "Mendelssohn: A Life in Music" (OUP), "Fanny Hensel, the Other Mendelssohn" (OUP), and the recently-released "Beethoven's...

Organ Recital Series - Dr. Robert Parkins
Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

Dr. Robert Parkins, University Organist and a Professor of the Practice of Music at Duke, has performed throughout the United States and Europe, as well as in Central America. His organ and harpsichord recordings have appeared on the Calcante, Gothic, Musical Heritage Society, and Naxos labels....

Lecture Series in Musicology: Nicole Biamonte (McGill University)
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Jimi Hendrix and the Star-Spangled Banner." Nicole Biamonte is Associate Professor of Music Theory at McGill University and editor of the journal Music Theory Online. She received her Ph.D. in music theory from Yale University. Dr. Biamonte's primary research area concerns the theory and...

Chamber Music Master Class with Bird's Eye Trio
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Bird's Eye Trio brings together three of the brightest young string talents in the field: violinist Jennifer Curtis, violist Ayane Kozasa, and cellist Paul Wiancko. Jennifer Curtis teaches violin and improvisation at Duke, and is a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and...

[dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

New works by Duke graduate student composers. [dnme] is directed by James Chu.

Duke Symphony Orchestra: American Masters
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Bernstein: Overture to Candide; George Walker: Lyric for Strings, Copland: The Tender Land, Suite from the Opera; and 2017-18 Student Concerto Competition winner Jerry Chia-Rui Chang performing Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat. Jerry Chia-Rui Chang is a senior who studies piano at...

Duke University Wind Symphony: Sounds of Cinema with Boston Brass
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes selections from "Star Wars" and other film scores by John Williams; "Sounds of Cinema," a 10-minute piece composer Rick DeJonge wrote for Boston Brass in 2010 that captures four different styles of movie music - adventure, romance, action thriller and comedy; a medley of movie...

Ethnomusicology Lecture: David Novak (UC-Santa Barbara)
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

David Novak is Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology at UC-Santa Barbara, specializing in popular music, media circulation, the music of Japan, and sound studies. With Matthew Sakakeeny, he is the co-editor of "Keywords in Sound" (Duke University Press, 2015). His book, "Japanoise: Music at the...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Bobby Broom, guitar
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Born in Harlem and raised on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Bobby Broom was still in his mid-teens when he was approached by Sonny Rollins to join his band for an upcoming tour. Broom decided to finish high school instead, but Rollins was undaunted, and Broom made his Carnegie Hall debut in 1977...

Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Advanced musicians in the chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries.