All Percussion Events

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 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...

Duke Djembe & Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Master Djembe player Bolokada Conde
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Born in Morowaya, Guinea, Bolokada is a Master Drummer in the Mande tradition, specializing in the djembe drum. As a teenager, he became known as a young musical prodigy in the Sankaran region of Guinea, West Africa. In 1996, Bolokada became lead soloist of Les Percussions de Guinée, Guinea's...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Ali Jackson, percussionist
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"... Ali Jackson generates a subtle but irresistible force when he plays, making even the smallest gestures advance his agenda of locomotion." (Nate Chinen, New York Times). Multitalented composer, arranger, music educator, and jazz percussionist Ali Jackson is considered to be one of the most...