Events Archive

Duke University String School: Intermediate String Orchestra, Concert String Orchestra, and Youth Symphony
Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 6:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Intermediate String Orchestra is directed by Matt Stutzman. The Concert String Orchestra is directed by Rob Rempher. The Youth Symphony is directed by Shelley Livingston. The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a...

Organ Recital Series: Erik Suter
Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

Erik Suter "brings a rare depth of musicianship, rhythmical subtlety, [and] beautifully detailed articulation, allied to a refined ear for colour" (Organists' Review). He served as Organist at Washington National Cathedral for nearly a decade, and has performed extensively throughout the United...

Piano Master Class with Sergei Babayan
Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 12:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

The public is invited to attend this free master class. Sergei Babayan was one of the first Soviet pianists to emerge after the fall of the Iron Curtain, and his arrival in the West was a sensation. Twenty-five years after his dramatic arrival on the international scene, this Armenian-born...

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Group Class Performance
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 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 and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Africa Unplugged
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Africa Unplugged is a dynamic ensemble of accomplished musicians that features traditional instruments of West Africa. Using these instruments they push the boundaries of music, while based in a tradition centuries old but also incorporating musical influences and experiences from places around...

Viola Master Class with Scott Rawls
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

The public is invited to attend this free master class. Scott Rawls has appeared as soloist and chamber musician in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Japan, and Europe. Chamber music endeavors include performances with the Diaz Trio, Kandinsky Trio and Ciompi Quartet as well as with members of...

Rare Music Concert: Rachel Niketopoulos, natural horn & R. Larry Todd, fortepiano
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 5:00pm
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

Beethoven sonata for natural horn and fortepiano, Op. 17, performed on the Muzio Clementi Grand Piano (c. 1805) from the Duke University Musical InstrumentCollections. Rachel Niketopoulos studied horn performance at the Universities of Iowa and Missouri (Kansas City). After seven seasons with...

Ciompi Concert No. 2 feat. Olivier Cavé, Piano & Allan Ware, Clarinet
Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 7:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Ciompi's second program of the season is an all-Mozart affair, beginning with one of the composer's "Haydn" quartets. The ensemble join a frequent collaborator, gifted clarinetist Allan Ware, to perform one of Mozart's most beloved works for one of the composer's favorite instruments, the...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 8:00pm
Duke Chapel

Three of Duke's largest student music ensembles-- the Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop; Duke Symphony Orchestra, directed by Harry Davidson; and Duke Wind Symphony, directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, celebrate Family Weekend with a showcase concert featuring an eclectic selection of...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Jazz and Djembe Ensembles with Wayne Bergeron, trumpet
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Wayne Bergeron came to the attention of the jazz world when he landed the lead trumpet chair with Maynard Ferguson's band in 1986. Since then, he has recorded with scores of jazz and pop musicians including Ray Charles, Beyoncé, Barbara Streisand, Seth MacFarlane, Natalie Cole, Celine Dion, Seal...