Events Archive

Ruby Friday | Community as Creator: Contrasting Experiences, New Sounds
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

In this Ruby Friday presentation, longtime collaborators Stephanie Griffin and Hilliard Greene will discuss their contrasting musical experiences and their work together as improvisers, which they will demonstrate with live performance. The two come from distinct backgrounds. Griffin's musical...

Community as Creator: Seeing Sound, hosted by the Duke New Music Ensemble
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:00pm
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This event takes place at Arcana (331 W. Main St. 002, Back Entrance, Durham). Community as Creator, a project designed to empower the Durham community to activate its role as creators of art and art experiences, presents graphic scores by local artists and composers. Special guests Stephanie...

Alumna career talk: Sara Womble, soprano (T '10)
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19, Bone Hall

Alumna Sara Womble will talk about her career as a classical singer and North Carolina Opera's upcoming production of "Carmen" in Raleigh, for which she is currently rehearsing. She's singing the role of Frasquita, one of the gypsies. Sara will sing a brief piece or two and there will be time...

Rare Music Lecture/Recital: Rebecca Cypess (Rutgers University), harpsichord and fortepiano
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
Biddle 104

"Musical Salons of the Enlightenment: Women and the Circulation of Taste" presents the sounds of salons of late eighteenth-century Europe, bringing together rare examples of musical works composed by salon hostesses and other pieces composed by the professional musicians in their circles....

Alexander Technique Masterclass for Instrumentalists and Singers with William Conable
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 7:30pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

The public is invited to attend this free class. William Conable enjoys worldwide renown as a teacher of the Alexander Technique, a method for improving freedom and ease of movement and physical coordination which is of special interest to musicians and other performing artists. He is Emeritus...

Saxophone & Guitar Masterclass with Duo Montagnard
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Duo Montagnard (Joseph Murphy, saxophone & Matthew Slotkin, guitar) was formed in 2002 and has performed over 300 concerts in 49 states, eight Canadian provinces, and twenty countries on six continents. Festival performances include the Chautauqua Institution, Scandinavian Saxophone Festival...

Fred Raimi, cello, with Susan Fancher, saxophone, Jimmy Gilmore, clarinet & Blake Ray, piano
Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 7:30pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Works by Bach, Brahms, Dorothy Chang, & Mark Engebretson. Fred Raimi, cellist, is a faculty member in the Duke University Department of Music and served as member of the Ciompi Quartet from 1974-2018. He has performed in most major cities in the US, and in Europe, China, South America and...

Randall Love, piano, with Gabriel Richard, violin & Caroline Stinson, cello
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Trios by Tchaikovsky and Smetana. Randall Love is a member of the Duke music faculty where he teaches piano and fortepiano. He has performed at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC; the Boston Early Music Festival, and the Schubert Club in St. Paul, MN. He has recorded solo works of...

Duke University String School: Chamber Music Concert
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
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,...

Encounters: with the Music of Our Time presents "A Forest Unfolding"
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 8:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, von der Heyden Studio Theater

"A Forest Unfolding," a collaborative cantata by Stephen Jaffe, Melinda Wagner, Eric Moe and David Kirkland Garner, with texts by Richard Powers, Anne Labastille, and others. Guest artists include Ilana Davidson, soprano; Thomas Meglioranza, baritone; and Richard Powers, narrator; with a chamber...

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