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Duke Jazz Ensemble with Fred Wesley, trombone
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Legendary bandleader, trombonist and author Fred Wesley is one of the forefathers of funk still setting the standard with his jazz-funk band, The New JBs. Born in Columbus, Georgia, and raised in Mobile, Ala., Wesley began his career as a teenage trombonist with Ike and Tina Turner. He later was...

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Caroline Stinson, cellist
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"Classical at the Core" -- program includes Schubert: Overture to Rosamunde (Die Zauberharfe), D. 797; Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major; and Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73. Caroline Stinson is cellist of the Ciompi String Quartet and Associate Professor of the Practice of Music...

Duke Chorale Christmas Concert
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
Duke Chapel

The Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, presents its annual Christmas Concert featuring seasonal selections by the Duke Chorale as well as traditional carols for the entire audience to sing and stories and special treats for the children. This family holiday event is a long-standing...

Duke Opera Theater
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 3:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Duke Voice Faculty members Sandra Cotton, Susan Dunn, Ted Federle, and Elizabeth Linnartz, and pianist Daniel Seyfried join the Duke Opera Theater students in a concert of beloved operatic ensembles by Beethoven, Bizet, Copland, Gounod, and Mozart. Sung in English. Duke Opera Theater (formerly...

Unraveling "Ce Morceau de Tissu" | Ruby Friday
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

Drop by the Ruby on Friday at noon for a casual art talk and free lunch to learn about the behind-the-scenes aspect of the creative process, careers in the arts, and more.In this unraveling, we have a rare opportunity to hear the performance of a complete musical work followed by a session where...

Jazz Vespers
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 7:30pm
Duke Chapel

A collaboration between Duke Chapel and the Duke Jazz Program, the Jazz Vespers worship services combine the ancient form of evening Vespers with the musical improvisations of jazz. Chapel Dean Luke A. Powery will offer prayers and readings, and The John Brown Big Band will provide musical...

Jazz Vespers
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 7:30pm
Duke Chapel

All are welcome to attend this service, which combines the form of the traditional evening vespers service with the musical improvisation of jazz. Vespers is an ancient Christian service with chants, anthems, prayers, and scripture reading.Jazz Vespers brings together Professor John Brown, his...

Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 5:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Note NEW 5 pm START TIME. Due to the length of the program, the concert will begin at 5 pm. At 6:30, there will be a 30 minute break before the concert resumes at 7 pm. Advanced students in the Duke Music Department's chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries. Student...

Imani Winds: readings of new works by Duke graduate composers
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 9:00am
Baldwin Auditorium

Reading and recording session with limited attendance, open to the public ONLY by arrangement. Call 919-660-3175 for information. Celebrating 20 years of music making, the Grammy nominated Imani Winds has led both a revolution and the evolution of the wind quintet through their dynamic playing,...

Duke Chinese Music Ensemble
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

The Duke Chinese Music Ensemble, directed by Jennifer Chang, presents a concert featuring a variety of Chinese musical styles and instruments, as well as pieces that mix Eastern and Western instruments.

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