Events Archive

Duke University String School: Chamber Music Concert
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 5:00pm
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 Chorale Celebration Concert
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 8:00pm
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

The Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, presents a celebration concert featuring highlights from the group's 2016-17 season. The Chorale will perform an eclectic array of selections ranging from the Baroque to modern, including folksongs and spirituals. The Duke Chorale is a primarily...

Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Advanced undergraduate musicians in the Music Department's chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries.

Duke Collegium Musicum: Haec machina exstinguit tyrannos: Music for Resistance and Revolution
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Selections by William Byrd, Orlandi di Lasso, and other sonorous subversives. The Duke Collegium Musicum is directed by Roman Testroet.

Duke Wind Symphony: famous melodies, fun music, fantastic evening
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The program features famous melodies from TV shows such as "Dr. Who" and fun music featuring individualsections of the ensemble such as "76 Trombones" from "The Music Man." The Duke University Wind Symphony is directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant.

Duke Symphony Orchestra: Shakespearean Transformations
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Purcell: "The Gordian Knot Untied," Suite for Strings; Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; and featuring new works for the DSO by 2016-2017 Student Composition contest winners Jonathan Aisenberg and Ilhan Gokhan, and 2016-2017 Student Concerto Competition winner Ian...

Violin Master Class with Janet Sung
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Violinist Janet Sung enjoys an acclaimed international career as a virtuoso soloist, recognized for her intense, exhilarating performances, and by her signature lustrous, burnished tone. Hailed by The Washington Post for her "riveting" playing and "exquisite tone", her playing possesses the rare...

[dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke New Music Ensemble, directed by Eren Gümrükcüoglu, will present works by Duke graduate student composers, including Sid Richardson's "Liber Contrapunctum" for piano and violin (an ongoing collection of short contrapuntal pieces that seek to reinterpret harmonic material excerpted from...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Joe Locke, vibes
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"In the select group of contemporary vibes players, Locke has claims to head the list." -- Penguin Encyclopedia of Jazz. Joe Locke is widely considered to be one of the major voices of his instrument. He has performed and recorded with a diverse range of notable musicians, including Grover...

Chamber Music Master Class with Cédric Tiberghien and Alina Ibragimova
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Performing music from baroque to new commissions on both modern and period instruments, Alina Ibragimova has established a reputation as one of the most accomplished and intriguing violinists of the younger generation. Future concerto engagements include debuts with the Boston Symphony, Montreal...