Events Archive

Duke Djembe and Afro-Cuban Ensembles
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Djembe and Afro-Cuban ensembles, directed by Bradley Simmons, welcome guest artist Monti Ellison. Monti Ellison is an accomplished percussionist/drummer/vocalist, composer and performer. He has performed worldwide as a soloist with Harry Belafonte, Stephanie Mills, Lonnie Liston Smith,...

Duke Wind Symphony: Crowdsource
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Crowdsource: Repertoire chosen by Duke Wind Symphony members, including Alfred Reed's "The Hounds of Spring," Rimsky-Korsakov's "Procession of the Nobles," and others. Even the audience gets to vote on pieces during the concert! Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant is director of the Duke Wind Symphony....

Le Piano Oriental
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 5:30pm
Social Sciences 139 LaBarre

The Lebanese/French comic artist Zeina Abirached will be visiting Duke November 18-20. At 5:30 on the 18th she will give a public lecture about her newest comic book/graphic novel: The Oriental Piano (Le Piano oriental). Published in September of this year, Le Piano oriental is written in...

Student Chamber Music Recital
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Undergraduates perform chamber music from the 18th-21st centuries for string quartet, piano trio, saxophone quartet, vocal duet, and other combinations.

Voice Master Class with John Fowler
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

John Fowler is a voice faculty member of the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University where he teaches Studio Voice and Opera Workshop. During a 30-year career as an operatic tenor, voice teacher and opera director, Mr. Fowler has performed title roles on many of the world's premier...

Duke Opera Workshop: Movie Musical Revue
Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Duke Opera Workshop, directed by Susan Dunn, presents operas and opera scenes as well as musical theater revues. This performance, Marvelous Movie Musicals, will feature songs from Annie Get Your Gun, Kiss Me Kate, Bandwagon, High Society, Guys & Dolls, and White Christmas, performed with...

Duke Opera Workshop: Movie Musical Revue
Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Duke Opera Workshop, directed by Susan Dunn, presents operas and opera scenes as well as musical theater revues. This performance, Marvelous Movie Musicals, will feature songs from Annie Get Your Gun, Kiss Me Kate, Bandwagon, High Society, Guys & Dolls, and White Christmas, performed with...

Rare Music concert: Music for Brass
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Barry Bauguess, keyed trumpet & cornet; John O'Brien, fortepiano & piano; and Leah Peroutka, violin, perform late 18th & early 19th century music by Hummel, Mozart, and Brandt. Barry Bauguess is one of North America's most sought-after Baroque trumpet sololists and is Principal...

Jazz Vespers Worship Service - Goodson Chapel
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 7:30pm
Goodson Chapel

A collaboration between Duke Chapel and the Duke Jazz Program, this "Jazz Vespers" worship service combines the form of the traditional evening vespers service with the musical improvisation of jazz. Chapel Dean Luke Powery and others will offer prayers and readings during the service, while...

Cello master class with Emanuel Gruber
Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Emanuel Gruber is former Principal Cellist of the Israeli Chamber Orchestra. He was awarded the Pablo Casals Prize by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1970 and won the Concert Artists' Guild Auditions in 1975. He has participated in Heifetz-Piatigorsky masterclasses at the University of...

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