Events Archive

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Group Class Performance
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 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 and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Africa Unplugged
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Africa Unplugged is a dynamic ensemble of accomplished musicians that features traditional instruments of West Africa. Using these instruments they push the boundaries of music, while based in a tradition centuries old but also incorporating musical influences and experiences from places around...

Viola Master Class with Scott Rawls
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

The public is invited to attend this free master class. Scott Rawls has appeared as soloist and chamber musician in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Japan, and Europe. Chamber music endeavors include performances with the Diaz Trio, Kandinsky Trio and Ciompi Quartet as well as with members of...

Rare Music Concert: Rachel Niketopoulos, natural horn & R. Larry Todd, fortepiano
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 5:00pm
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

Beethoven sonata for natural horn and fortepiano, Op. 17, performed on the Muzio Clementi Grand Piano (c. 1805) from the Duke University Musical InstrumentCollections. Rachel Niketopoulos studied horn performance at the Universities of Iowa and Missouri (Kansas City). After seven seasons with...

Ciompi Concert No. 2 feat. Olivier Cavé, Piano & Allan Ware, Clarinet
Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 7:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Ciompi's second program of the season is an all-Mozart affair, beginning with one of the composer's "Haydn" quartets. The ensemble join a frequent collaborator, gifted clarinetist Allan Ware, to perform one of Mozart's most beloved works for one of the composer's favorite instruments, the...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 8:00pm
Duke Chapel

Three of Duke's largest student music ensembles-- the Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop; Duke Symphony Orchestra, directed by Harry Davidson; and Duke Wind Symphony, directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, celebrate Family Weekend with a showcase concert featuring an eclectic selection of...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Jazz and Djembe Ensembles with Wayne Bergeron, trumpet
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Wayne Bergeron came to the attention of the jazz world when he landed the lead trumpet chair with Maynard Ferguson's band in 1986. Since then, he has recorded with scores of jazz and pop musicians including Ray Charles, Beyoncé, Barbara Streisand, Seth MacFarlane, Natalie Cole, Celine Dion, Seal...

Red Clay Saxophone Quartet
Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes music by Carter Pann, Ottorino Respighi, Martin Bresnick, Anna Meadors, and Alfred Desenclos. The Red Clay Saxophone Quartet was formed in 2003 when the fates conspired to bring four internationally recognized saxophonists (Susan Fancher, Robert Faub, Steven Stusek and Mark...

Rare Music Concert: Gabriel Richard, violin
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Bach solo violin sonatas and partitas on a period instrument. French violinist Gabriel Richard is a tenure-track first violin at the Paris Orchestra, as well as founder and member of the Thymos String Quartet. He tours regularly in Japan, Korea, China, and Europe. With the Thymos Quartet, he has...

Cello Master Class with Bonnie Thron
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Bonnie Thron joined the North Carolina Symphony as principal cellist in 2000. She currently is a member of the piano quartet Quercus and has frequently played with the Mallarme Chamber Players. In the summers she plays in the Sebago Long Lake Music Festival in Maine.Previously Bonnie was a...