Events Archive

Organ Recital Series - Michael Unger
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 5:15pm
Duke Chapel

Dr. Michael Unger, Assistant Professor of Organ and Harpsichord at the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, will also present a recital on the Chapel's Flentrop organ. Admission is free. Event parking is available for $5 at the Bryan Center Parking Garage at 125 Science Drive...

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967, and has been part of Duke ever since. DUSS serves area students in grades K-12, teaching the violin, viola, cello,...

Duke Djembe & Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Master Djembe player Bolokada Conde
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Born in Morowaya, Guinea, Bolokada is a Master Drummer in the Mande tradition, specializing in the djembe drum. As a teenager, he became known as a young musical prodigy in the Sankaran region of Guinea, West Africa. In 1996, Bolokada became lead soloist of Les Percussions de Guinée, Guinea's...

Lauren Flood: "AI and the Ethnography of Musical Futures"
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"AI and the Ethnography of Musical Futures: Prototype, Update, Real-Time, and DeepDream." Lauren Flood is a postdoctoral fellow at the Wolf Humanities Center, University of Pennsylvania. In this talk, she considers the intersections between the Maker Movement (the practice of building do-it-...

Voice Masterclass with Klaus Dieter Jung and Andrea Edith Moore, soprano
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19, Bone Hall

Esteemed Coach, Conductor and collaborative pianist, Klaus Dieter Jung has held positions as Kapellmeister at the theaters in Erfurt und Plauen, the Musikdirektor of the Landestheater Niederoesterreich St. Poelten and also led the choir of the Vienna State Opera. For many years Maestro Jung has...

Autumn Evening Dreams: Andrea Edith Moore, soprano and Klaus Dieter Jung, piano
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Songs by W.A. Mozart, Johannes Brahms, Franz Schubert, Richard Strauss, Joseph Marx, and others.Esteemed Coach, Conductor and collaborative pianist, Klaus Dieter Jung has held positions as Kapellmeister at the theaters in Erfurt und Plauen, the Musikdirektor of the Landestheater...

Duke Wind Symphony: A Halloween Spooktacular
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 3:00pm
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*Note: This concert takes place in Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St., Durham, NC* Spooktacular performance by the Durham Community Concert Band and the Duke Wind Symphony. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy this fun and engaging outdoor performance for all ages. Works to be performed...

Screen/Society--Aural Futures--Afrofuturist music & techno-utopian narratives [free live performance event]
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 9:00pm
East Campus Coffeehouse

The Aural Futures series concludes with an evening of Afrofuturist music & techno-utopian narratives:Curated by Ingrid LaFleur from AFROTOPIA & Negar Mottahedeh at Duke, the Aural Futures series looks at how electronic music created a foundation in the development of Afrofuturism, how...

Screen/Society--Aural Futures--Special presentation of a work-in-progress: "God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines" +Q&A w/ curator Ingrid LaFleur & filmakers
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater

Special presentation of a work-in-progress: "God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines"(Kristian Hill, 60 min, USA)Starring Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May and Eddie Fowlkes, "God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines" tells the lost stories of the underground music scene in 1980's Detroit and how it...

Little Black Giovanni's Dream: Dwarves, Slaves, Infidels, and Musical Performance at the Medici Court
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

Emily Wilbourne (Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY) is a musicologist specializing in theatrical music and sound in seventeenth-century Italy. Her work engages with questions of gender, performance, and sexuality and with repertories of the commedia dell'arte and Italian opera. Read...