Events Archive

Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Advanced musicians in the chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries, including Quartet in D Major for flute and strings K. 285 by W.A. Mozart, String Quartet in E minor "From My Life" by Bedrich Smetana, Duo for Violin and Cello Op. 7 by Zoltan Kodaly, Quartet for Piano...

Duke Symphony Orchestra Benefit Concert for Beaufort Memorial Hospital Foundation
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 7:00pm
Off-campus

For fifteen years, the Duke Symphony Orchestra has traveled to Beaufort, SC to play an annual benefit concert for the Duke-affiliated Keyserling Cancer Center at Beaufort Memorial Hospital, raising a total of over $285,000 to support BMH's Healing Arts Program in the Keyserling Cancer Center and...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Bobby Broom, guitar
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Born in Harlem and raised on the Upper West Side of NYC, Bobby Broom was seventeen when he made his first appearance with Sonny Rollins in Carnegie Hall. He went on to tour and record with Rollins in 1981- 86 (and again from 2005 - 2010). During his early years, he also performed with trumpeters...

Hacking out the Noise of Global Asia: Experimental Music as Regional Cultural Policy
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

This paper considers the rise of experimental music networks - from the longterm circulations of Noise music to recent booms in circuit-bending and analog synthesis - as a focal point for neoliberal subjectivity in the recent geopolitical "pivot to Asia." The recent emergence of local...

Duke University Wind Symphony: Sounds of Cinema with Boston Brass
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes selections from "Star Wars" and other film scores by John Williams; "Sounds of Cinema," a 10-minute piece composer Rick DeJonge wrote for Boston Brass in 2010 that captures four different styles of movie music - adventure, romance, action thriller and comedy; a medley of movie...

Duke Symphony Orchestra: American Masters
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Bernstein: Overture to Candide; George Walker: Lyric for Strings, Copland: The Tender Land, Suite from the Opera; and 2017-18 Student Concerto Competition winner Jerry Chia-Rui Chang performing Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat. Jerry Chia-Rui Chang is a senior who studies piano at...

[dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble with special guests F-PLUS
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

[dnme] with F-PLUS featuring new works by Duke graduate composers Brooks Frederickson, Sarah Curzi, Dayton Kinney, and James Budinich. F-PLUS is committed to collaborating with today's most exciting composers to establish a diverse repertoire for their unique instrumentation (violin/clarinet/...

Chamber Music Master Class with Bird's Eye Trio
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Bird's Eye Trio brings together three of the brightest young string talents in the field: violinist Jennifer Curtis, violist Ayane Kozasa, and cellist Paul Wiancko. Jennifer Curtis teaches violin and improvisation at Duke, and is a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and...

Lecture Series in Musicology: Nicole Biamonte (McGill University)
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Jimi Hendrix and the Star-Spangled Banner." Nicole Biamonte is Associate Professor of Music Theory at McGill University and editor of the journal Music Theory Online. She received her Ph.D. in music theory from Yale University. Dr. Biamonte's primary research area concerns the theory and...

Organ Recital Series - Dr. Robert Parkins
Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

Dr. Robert Parkins, University Organist and a Professor of the Practice of Music at Duke, has performed throughout the United States and Europe, as well as in Central America. His organ and harpsichord recordings have appeared on the Calcante, Gothic, Musical Heritage Society, and Naxos labels....

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