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Duke University String School 50th Anniversary Celebration: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 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 & Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Pablo Rosario "El Indio"
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Percussionist Pablo Rosario "El Indio" has performed and recorded with artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri, Celia Cruz, David Bowie, Luther Vandross, the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, and many others. His teaching experience includes Rutgers University, the Drummers...

The Sound World of Carlo Dolci
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
Nasher Museum of Art

Duke University Musical Instrument Collections (DUMIC) and the Nasher Museum co-present an evening of vocal music of 17th-century Italy, featuring works by Strozzi, Merula and Monteverdi. Pre-concert talk by Claire Fontijn (Ph.D. '94), Phyllis Henderson Carey Professor of Music at Wellesley...

Rare Music Concert: The Sound World of Carlo Dolci
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium

Vocal music of 17th-century Italy, featuring works by Strozzi, Merula, and Frescobaldi. Featuring Laurie Monahan, voice (Berklee College of Music), Catherine Liddel, theorbo & baroque guitar (Boston University), and Laura Jeppesen, bass viola da gamba & violin (Wellesley College). *Pre-...

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...

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