Events Archive

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Saturday, November 2, 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...

Traces of Travelling Musicians
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 12:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Musicologist and producer at Radio France, Corinne Schneider presents afew examples of 19th-21st-century Western composers who were motivated by a desire of travel. These voyages left profound traces on their lives and on their art, in the form of oeuvres-témoins (works that bear witness). Out...

Making Music with Refugees at the Philharmonie de Paris
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

In the past decade, political and economic issues have spurred significant migration within Europe. One of the ways to create ties with refugees and aid their integration is through music. Art and entertainment thus supply the conditions for contact and shared experience. Many projects carried...

Listening to LatinX
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 3:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

"Listening to LatinX" will explore new critical perspectives on Latino/a/X Studies from the field of Sound Studies. The study of sound and its connection to Latino/a/X communities is currently unfolding, and as the United States is home to approximately 55 million Spanish speakers, has some...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

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, Djembe, and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Ernie Watts, saxophone
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"He is one of the greatest living tenor saxophonists, at the top of his game." (Ian Patterson, All About Jazz). Two-time Grammy Award winner Ernie Watts is one of the most versatile and prolific saxophone players in music. He has been featured on over 500 recordings by artists ranging from...

Ethnomusicology Lecture: Scott Linford (CCM): "Exploiting Musical Resources: From Traditional to Popular Music in Southern Senegal"
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 4:00pm
Biddle Music Building 101

Scott Linford is Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. A scholar, filmmaker and performing musician, Linford has conducted fieldwork in West Africa, Central America and the United States around themes of participation and musical...

Hsiao-mei Ku, violin & R. Larry Todd, piano
Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program: Mozart: Violin Sonata in E-flat Major, K. 481; Prokofiev: Sonata for Solo Violin in D Major, Op. 115; Clara Schumann: Romance for Violin and Piano in D-flat Major, Op. 22; Robert Schumann: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 121. Hsiao-mei Ku is a Professor in the...

Violin Masterclass with Mari Sato
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 11:00am
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Mari Sato teaches chamber music at the Oberlin Conservatory. From 1995-2018 she served on the faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music as a member of the Cavani String Quartet. During her tenure with the Cavani Quartet, Mari gave concerts on major series, including Carnegie Hall, Corcoran...

Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme] presents RighteousGIRLS
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

New York City's RighteousGIRLS, flutist Gina Izzo and pianist Erika Dohi, "rattle speakers and expectations with stop-time razzle, vocal (flute-talk) and electronic (phaser) effects" (NYC Jazz Record) while continually expanding their creative reach by bringing 21st century music to new...