Events Archive

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Saturday, February 16, 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...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Chris Potter, saxophone
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

A world-class soloist, accomplished composer and formidable bandleader, saxophonist Chris Potter has emerged as a leading light of his generation. Down Beat called him "One of the most studied (and copied) saxophonists on the planet" while Jazz Times identified him as "a figure of international...

Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics with Allan Ware, clarinet
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

In this free noontime event, the Ciompi Quartet will perform Marie Jaëll's String Quartet in G Minor and Mozart's Clarinet Quintet. Allan Ware was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, and studied at Davidson College, the University of North Carolina, and the Peabody Conservatory of Music in...

Valentine's Weekend Jazz Concert
Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 3:00pm

Annual concert featuring the Duke University, North Carolina Central University, & UNC-Chapel Hill Jazz Ensembles. The Duke Jazz Ensemble is directed by John Brown. This year's concert will be held in Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.

Rousseau on Music, Redux
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its new Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. A light breakfast will be served at 9am....

Organ Recital Series - Jens Korndörfer
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 5:15pm
Duke Chapel

Dr. Jens Korndörfer has been described as "a thoroughly convincing performer . . . sensitive and brilliant" (Mannheimer Morgen). Born in Germany, he has spent the last sixteen years in France, Japan, Canada, and the United States. Appointed the first German organist in residence at the Concert...

Jonathan Bagg, viola & Emely Phelps, piano
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Music by Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Georg Phillip Telemann, George Rochberg, Joan Tower, and Cesar Franck. Violist Jonathan Bagg is Professor of the Practice at Duke University and a member of the Ciompi Quartet. His career with the Ciompi Quartet includes hundreds of concerts across the U.S. and...

Caroline Stinson, cello & Molly Morkoski, piano
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program features works by Marin Marais, Beethoven, Messiaen, Joan Tower, and Elliott Carter. Caroline Stinson is Cellist of the Ciompi String Quartet and Associate Professor of the Practice at Duke University. She has appeared at Carnegie's Zankel Hall, the Gardner Museum, and Smithsonian; the...

Duke University String School Faculty Recital: Care to Tango?
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Featuring Pizzolla's "Libertango," Copland's "Hoe-Down," Goliov's "Last Round," and other works performed by Duke String School faculty members in a fundraiser for the Dorothy Kitchen Scholarship Fund. Free admission but donations accepted. The Scholarship Fund, named for Director Emerita...

Lecture: Ryan Skinner (Ohio State): "What is 'Malian Music?': Seven Partial Truths from a Musical Anthropology"
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

In this lecture, ethnomusicologist Ryan Skinner (Associate Professor, Ohio State University) presents a set of provisional answers from his experiences as an observer of Mali and student of its music over the past two decades. These answers are neither exhaustive nor mutually exclusive, but they...