Events Archive

Ethnomusicology Lecture: David Samuels (NYU): "Early Folk World: Searching for Ethical Humanity in 20th Century Industrial Modernity"
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

The twentieth century was witness to an ethical discourse about the scope of the human that took its cues from a discussion of how people should sound. The tones and timbres of vocal and instrumental music became key reference points in a dialogue about how to maintain a human existence under...

13th Annual Feminist Theory Workshop
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 1:00pm
Penn Pavilion

The Feminist Theory Workshop (FTW), which is in its thirteenth year, offers a unique opportunity for internationally recognized faculty and young scholars to engage in sustained dialogue about feminist theory as a scholarly domain of inquiry. The "workshop" approach of this conference requires...

Dust of the Zulu Opening Reception
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 6:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Studio 129

Join us for an opening reception celebrating Dust of the Zulu, an immersive installation incorporating sound, photography, and video that brings twenty-five years of award-winning ethnomusicological fieldwork in South Africa to life.

CANCELED: Student Chamber Music Showcase
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

This concert has been canceled, however Duke's student chamber music groups will perform on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 pm in the Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building.

Duke Chorale Spring Tour Concert
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Chorale returns to campus following its Spring 2019 concert tour to California. The group will offer a diverse selection from Renaissance pieces to contemporary works, including American folk songs and spirituals. The Duke University Chorale, conducted by Rodney Wynkoop and accompanied...

CANCELED: Piano Masterclass with Karen Walwyn
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

This masterclass has been canceled. Karen Walwyn is Associate Professor of Piano and Coordinator of Keyboard Studies at Howard University. An accomplished concert pianist, composer and recording artist for Albany Records, she was invited by the Center for Black Music Research of Chicago to...

Duke Symphony Orchestra
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes Beethoven: Symphony No. 5; Barber: First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12; Gershwin: Lullaby for Strings; Bernstein: "On the Town, Three Dance Episodes. If you can't make the concert, you can view the livestream at https://youtu.be/LKYbjiLAM8c...

Eric Pritchard, violin, with Randall Love and David Heid, pianists
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program: Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 1 in F Minor and the premiere of composer Bill Robinson's Violin Concerto No. 2. As First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet, Eric Pritchard performs regularly throughout the U.S. and abroad and can be heard on many commercial recordings. He has appeared as...

Duke Chorale with the Choral Society of Durham and the Durham Medical Orchestra present Philip Glass's "Itaipú" and Eric Whitacre's "Deep Field"
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Rodney Wynkoop, director of the Duke Chorale and the Choral Society of Durham, will conduct this concert. The Choral Society of Durham's winter performance features a collaboration with the Durham Medical Orchestra (Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, director). Philip Glass' "Itaipú" sets the text of...

Duke Wind Symphony: "The Lord of the Rings" with guest conductor/composer Johan de Meij
Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke University Wind Symphony, directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, is excited to welcome guest conductor/composer Johan de Meij and saxophone soloist Henk van Twillert. Works include Johan de Meij's "Fellini"and his "Symphony No. 1: The Lord of the Rings." Dutch composer and conductor...

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