Events Archive

Duke Opera Workshop
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Duke Opera Workshop, directed by Susan Dunn and accompanied by pianist David Heid, presents "The Great American Songbook," a revue of popular songs by Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin, Jule Styne, Harold Arlen, George Gershwin, Johnny Mercer, Jerome Kern, and others. Songs include "White...

Duke Opera Workshop: The Great American Songbook
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Duke Opera Workshop, directed by Susan Dunn and accompanied by pianist David Heid, presents "The Great American Songbook," a revue of popular songs by Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin, Jule Styne, Harold Arlen, George Gershwin, Johnny Mercer, Jerome Kern, and others. Songs include "White...

Duke Wind Symphony: An Assortment of Suites
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert features guest conductor Dr. William Staub, Associate Director of Bands & Director of the East Carolina University Marching Pirates; and the Enloe High School Wind Ensemble, Robert C. Hunter, conductor. Works include Holst: First Suite in E-flat, Steven Bryant: "Suite Dreams"...

Duke University String School 50th Anniversary Celebration: Orchestra Concert
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

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 50th Anniversary Celebration: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 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 Djembe & Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Pablo Rosario "El Indio"
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Percussionist Pablo Rosario "El Indio" has performed and recorded with artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri, Celia Cruz, David Bowie, Luther Vandross, the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, and many others. His teaching experience includes Rutgers University, the Drummers...

The Sound World of Carlo Dolci
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
Nasher Museum of Art

Duke University Musical Instrument Collections (DUMIC) and the Nasher Museum co-present an evening of vocal music of 17th-century Italy, featuring works by Strozzi, Merula and Monteverdi. Pre-concert talk by Claire Fontijn (Ph.D. '94), Phyllis Henderson Carey Professor of Music at Wellesley...

Rare Music Concert: The Sound World of Carlo Dolci
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium

Vocal music of 17th-century Italy, featuring works by Strozzi, Merula, and Frescobaldi. Featuring Laurie Monahan, voice (Berklee College of Music), Catherine Liddel, theorbo & baroque guitar (Boston University), and Laura Jeppesen, bass viola da gamba & violin (Wellesley College). *Pre-...

Voice Master Class with Julie Fortney
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

Julie Fortney, DMA, served as Professor of Music and Vocal Studies Coordinator at Mars Hill University from 1972 until her retirement in 2016. She enjoyed an active career as a soprano soloist and vocal pedagogue, but it was her keen interest in voice science and vocal health that led to her 33-...

Hsiao-mei Ku, violin; David Meyer, cello; R. Larry Todd, piano: Frank Bridge's Piano Trio No. 2 (1929)
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Pianist R. Larry Todd, violinist Hsiao-mei Ku, and cellist David Meyer perform Frank Bridge's Piano Trio No. 2 (1929) in the culminating concert of the symposium "British Music & Europe in the Age of Brexit," presented in association with the Franklin Humanities Institute: Humanities Futures...

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