Upcoming Events

Music Lecture: Emily Wilbourne (Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY)
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Little Black Giovanni's Dream: Dwarves, Slaves, Infidels, and Musical Performance at the Medici Court." Emily Wilbourne is Associate Professor of Musicology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. She is the author of "Seventeenth-Century Opera and the Sound of the Commedia dell'Arte...

Duke Wind Symphony: A Halloween Spooktacular
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 3:00pm
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*Note: This concert takes place in Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St., Durham, NC* Spooktacular performance by the Durham Community Concert Band and the Duke Wind Symphony. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy this fun and engaging outdoor performance for all ages. The Duke University Wind...

Duke Djembe & Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Master Djembe player Bolokada Conde
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Born in Morowaya, Guinea, Bolokada is a Master Drummer in the Mande tradition, specializing in the djembe drum. As a teenager, he became known as a young musical prodigy in the Sankaran region of Guinea, West Africa. In 1996, Bolokada became lead soloist of Les Percussions de Guinée, Guinea's...

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

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 Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967, and has been part of Duke ever since. DUSS serves area students in grades K-12, teaching the violin, viola, cello,...

Duke University String School: Orchestra Concert
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 6:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert features the DUSS Youth Symphony performing Beethoven's Symphony #5. 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 Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967, and has been part of Duke ever...

Rare Music Concert: CPE Bach @ 230
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:30pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

In remembrance of the 230th anniversary of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach's death in 1788, this concert features the composer's flute quartets and trio sonatas, as well as a Mozart flute quartet. Roseen Giles, flute; Eric Pritchard, violin; Suzanne Rousso, viola; Stephanie Vial, cello; and R. Larry...

Composers Encounter with JACK Quartet
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:00am
Baldwin Auditorium

Duke graduate composers Maximiliano Amici, James Chu, Brooks Frederickson, Eren Gumrukcuoglu, Yuxin Ouyang, Amin Sharifi, and others engage with JACK Quartet during the first of three visits to Duke in 2018-19. Limited public attendance open by arrangement. Call 919-660-3333. Presented in...

Duke University Wind Symphony: Dream Machine
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke University Wind Symphony welcomes the Sanderson High School Wind Ensemble, directed by Creighton Flowers. Works include Katherine Bergman: "Dream Machine," Gustav Holst: First Suite in E-flat, Eric Whitacre: "Goodnight Moon" featuring soprano Meredith Achey, and more. The Duke...

Duke Opera Workshop
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

The Duke Opera Workshop, directed by Susan Dunn and accompanied by pianist David Heid, presents a revue of popular songs with costumes and staging.

Lindsay Kesselman, soprano & the Red Clay Saxophone Quartet
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Opera favorites by Puccini, Rossini, Mozart, Bernstein and more, arranged for solo vocalist and saxophone quartet. Hailed by Fanfare Magazine as an "artist of growing reputation for her artistry and intelligence...with a voice of goddess-like splendor," Lindsay Kesselman is a soprano who...

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