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Family Weekend Concert: Duke Jazz, Djembe, and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Ernie Watts, saxophone
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"He is one of the greatest living tenor saxophonists, at the top of his game." (Ian Patterson, All About Jazz). Two-time Grammy Award winner Ernie Watts is one of the most versatile and prolific saxophone players in music. He has been featured on over 500 recordings by artists ranging from...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 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...

Duke University Wind Symphony with Imani Winds
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 7:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes Jeff Scott: "Baile Si Quiere!," Phillip Sparke: "Dance Movements," Alfred Reed: "First Suite for Band," Tchaikovsky: "Dance of the Jesters," & more. Celebrating 20 years of music making, the Grammy nominated Imani Winds has led both a revolution and the evolution of the wind...

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Caroline Stinson, cellist
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"Classical at the Core" -- program includes Schubert: Overture to Rosamunde (Die Zauberharfe), D. 797; Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major; and Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73. Caroline Stinson is cellist of the Ciompi String Quartet and Associate Professor of the Practice of Music...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Fred Wesley, trombone
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Legendary bandleader, trombonist and author Fred Wesley is one of the forefathers of funk still setting the standard with his jazz-funk band, The New JBs. Born in Columbus, Georgia, and raised in Mobile, Ala., Wesley began his career as a teenage trombonist with Ike and Tina Turner. He later was...