Events Archive

Voice Master Class with Julie Fortney
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

Julie Fortney, DMA, served as Professor of Music and Vocal Studies Coordinator at Mars Hill University from 1972 until her retirement in 2016. She enjoyed an active career as a soprano soloist and vocal pedagogue, but it was her keen interest in voice science and vocal health that led to her 33-...

Hsiao-mei Ku, violin; David Meyer, cello; R. Larry Todd, piano: Frank Bridge's Piano Trio No. 2 (1929)
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Pianist R. Larry Todd, violinist Hsiao-mei Ku, and cellist David Meyer perform Frank Bridge's Piano Trio No. 2 (1929) in the culminating concert of the symposium "British Music & Europe in the Age of Brexit," presented in association with the Franklin Humanities Institute: Humanities Futures...

Symposium: British Music & Europe in the Age of Brexit
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

Panels and presentations open to the public. Morning session is 9:30am - 12:30pm. Afternoon session is 2-4:30pm. No registration required. This symposium is sponsored by the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute: Humanities Futures & the Duke University Department of Music.

Villiers Quartet: Delius String Quartet and other 20th century English chamber works
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Frederick Delius, String Quartet (original 1916 version); Alan Bush, Dialectic; Peter Racine Fricker, String Quartet No. 2; Andrew Waggoner: Every Sentient Being. This concert is part of the symposium "British Music & Europe in the Age of Brexit," presented in association with the...

Symposium: British Music & Europe in the Age of Brexit
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

Panels and presentations open to the public from 2-5 PM in the Music Library Seminar Room, Biddle Music Building. No registration required.

Chamber Music Master Class with Villiers Quartet
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Villiers Quartet is winner of the First Prize of the 2015 Radcliffe Chamber Music Competition, and Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Oxford. Hailed as one of the most charismatic and "adventurous" quartets of the British chamber music scene (The Strad), the Villiers Quartet have...

Book Talk with Larry Wolff (New York University): The Singing Turk
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

This talk takes place in the Music Library Seminar Room, Biddle Music Building, East Campus. Prof. Wolff discusses his new book "The Singing Turk" (Stanford UP, 2016) about the image of the Turks in 18th century operas. Larry Wolff is Professor of History and Director of the Center for European...

Saxophone Master Class with Steven Stusek
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Artist-professor of music at UNC-Greensboro, Steven Stusek has built an international reputation with regular concerts and master classes throughout France, Holland, Germany, Canada, China, and the US. He regularly performs with pianist Inara Zandmane, the renowned Red Clay Saxophone Quartet,...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

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, Djembe, and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Nicholas Payton, trumpet
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Nicholas Payton is a Grammy Award-winning trumpet player, composer, and multi-instrumentalist from New Orleans, Louisiana. A founding member of the SFJAZZ Collective, he has performed with such artists as Marcus Roberts, Elvin Jones, Herbie Hancock, Stanley Jordan, Ray Charles, among others. His...

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