Events Archive

Barbara Lister-Sink, piano, performs Ravel's "Gaspard de la Nuit"
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program includes Ravel: "Gaspard de la Nuit," and preludes by Chopin, Scriabin, Jacquet de la Guerre, & Ruth Crawford. Barbara Lister-Sink, internationally acclaimed pianist and teacher, is a graduate of Smith College and holds the coveted Prix d'Excellence from the Utrecht Conservatory, and...

Saxophone Masterclass with Henk van Twillert
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19, Bone Hall

Dutch saxophonist Henk van Twillert studied at the Sweelinck Conservatory Amsterdam with Ed Bogaard, where he completed his studies for the Superior Soloist diploma, passed "with distinction." In 1979, he co-founded the renowned Amsterdam Saxophone Quartet. Since 1993, Henk van Twillert has...

Lecture Series In Musicology: Roger Moseley (Cornell University)
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Return to Sender: Channeling Recursion in Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin." Roger Moseley's recent research focuses on intersections between keyboard music, digital games, and the diverse ways in which they can be played. In 2017, his first book, "Keys to Play: Music as a Ludic Medium from...

Freeing the Caged Bird: Defining Well-Coordinated Piano Technique and its Relationship to Musicality: A Workshop-Masterclass with Dr. Barbara Lister-Sink
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Pianists of all ages and levels are often frustrated and even tragically hindered by discomfort, pain, and injury related to playing. Widely misperceived as unavoidable occupational hazards, these problems often result from accumulated muscle tension, structural imbalance, skeletal misalignment...

Organ Recital Series - Christopher Jacobson
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 5:15pm
Duke Chapel

Christopher Jacobson, Chapel organist and Divinity School organist at Duke, has won top prizes in several organ competitions. He has presented organ recitals in North America, Europe, and Australia, and he records for the Dutch music label Pentatone. A Grammy-nominated artist in collaboration...

Chamber Music Masterclass with JACK Quartet
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

The members of JACK Quartet lead a master class in Duke's Rubenstein Arts Center, coaching student musicians on classic works for string quartet. In just a decade, JACK Quartet has become one of the most enterprising and energized new music powerhouses in the world. These "superheroes of the new...

Jean-Paul C. Montagnier: "The War of Austrian Succession and the Masses by Henry Madin (1740-1748)"
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:00pm
Biddle 104

Jean-Paul C. Montagnier studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, before completing a Ph.D. at Duke University (1994) where he specialized in the music of the French baroque. He is currently Professor of musicology at the University of Lorraine (Nancy, France), and...

Composers Encounter with JACK Quartet
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 10:00am
Baldwin Auditorium

Duke graduate composers James Budinich, Stephen Downing, Ryan Harrison, Dayton Kinney, Huijuan Ling, Jason Mulligan, and others engage with JACK Quartet during the second of three visits to Duke in 2018-19. Limited public attendance open by arrangement. Call 919-660-3175. Presented in...

Duke University String School: Orchestra Concert
Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 6:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert will feature the 2018-19 DUSS Concerto Competition winners. The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Intermediate String Orchestra is conducted by Matt Stutzman. The Concert String Orchestra is conducted by Rob Rempher, and the DUSS Youth Symphony is conducted by...

Ciompi Quartet: "Lost and Found"
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Would J.S. Bach be known to us if Mendelssohn had not discovered his scores? Would we know Mahler if he had not been championed by Bruno Walter and Leonard Bernstein? In this program, the Ciompi Quartet follows this tradition of rediscovery, playing works of nineteenth century composers Marie...