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Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. Violin and Cello Choirs are conducted by Carlos Bardales, Erica Leavell, Nonoko Okada, Julia Reeves, and Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967...

Duke Chorale Celebration Concert
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 8:00pm
Biddle 1, Lobby

The Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, presents a celebration concert featuring highlights from the group's 2018-19 season. The Chorale will perform an eclectic array of selections ranging from Baroque to modern, including folksongs and spirituals. The Duke Chorale is a primarily...

Duke University String School: Chamber Music Concert
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts and chamber music groups are coordinated by Rob Rempher. 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...

Duke Opera Workshop: These are a Few of My Favorite Scenes
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Opera Workshop's spring production includes opera & musical theater scenes sung in English with costumes and staging, with piano accompaniment by David Heid. Scenes are from Mozart: "The Magic Flute," "Cosi fan tutti," and "The Marriage of Figaro;" Menotti: "The Old Maid and the...

Duke Opera Workshop: These are a Few of My Favorite Scenes
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Opera Workshop's spring production includes opera & musical theater scenes sung in English with costumes and staging, with piano accompaniment by David Heid. Scenes are from Mozart: "The Magic Flute," "Cosi fan tutti," and "The Marriage of Figaro;" Menotti: "The Old Maid and the...

Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Advanced students in the Duke Music Department's chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries. Student chamber music groups are coached by members of the Ciompi Quartet and other Duke Music faculty. This concert's program includes excerpts or movements from: Beethoven:...

[dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble: ElectronicMood
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Directed by Brooks Frederickson, [dnme] brings together undergraduate and graduate students in performing music written in the 20th and 21st centuries, as well as new works by Duke student composers. This concert focuses on electronic music by Duke graduate student composers James Budinich,...

Chamber Music Masterclass with Mari Sato
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:30am
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Mari Sato, violinist, is on the faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music and is a member of the Cavani String Quartet. She is the winner of numerous awards and prizes, including the Naumburg Chamber Music Award. Sato has toured throughout the United States and abroad with her quartet,...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Rufus Reid, bass
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Bassist Rufus Reid has toured and recorded with Eddie Harris, Nancy Wilson, Harold Land & Bobby Hutcherson, Lee Konitz, The Thad Jones & Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra, Dexter Gordon, J.J. Johnson, Art Farmer, Stan Getz, Kenny Burrell, Kenny Barron and countless others. He continues to enjoy...

Lecture Series in Musicology: Francesca Brittan: "The Electrician, the Magician, and the Nervous Conductor"
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

Berlioz's essay "Le chef d'orchestre, théorie de son art" (1855) was among the first and most widely disseminated attempts to describe the art of modern conducting. Drawing together technical with literary and scientific language, it aimed to capture the relationship between leaders and players...

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