All Strings Events

Saxophone & Guitar Masterclass with Duo Montagnard
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Duo Montagnard (Joseph Murphy, saxophone & Matthew Slotkin, guitar) was formed in 2002 and has performed over 300 concerts in 49 states, eight Canadian provinces, and twenty countries on six continents. Festival performances include the Chautauqua Institution, Scandinavian Saxophone Festival...

Alexander Technique Masterclass for Instrumentalists and Singers with William Conable
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 7:30pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

The public is invited to attend this free class. William Conable enjoys worldwide renown as a teacher of the Alexander Technique, a method for improving freedom and ease of movement and physical coordination which is of special interest to musicians and other performing artists. He is Emeritus...

Duke University String School Faculty Recital: Care to Tango?
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Featuring Pizzolla's "Libertango," Copland's "Hoe-Down," Goliov's "Last Round," and other works performed by Duke String School faculty members in a fundraiser for the Dorothy Kitchen Scholarship Fund. Free admission but donations accepted. The Scholarship Fund, named for Director Emerita...

Caroline Stinson, cello & Molly Morkoski, piano
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program features works by Marin Marais, Beethoven, Messiaen, Joan Tower, and Elliott Carter. Caroline Stinson is Cellist of the Ciompi String Quartet and Associate Professor of the Practice at Duke University. She has appeared at Carnegie's Zankel Hall, the Gardner Museum, and Smithsonian; the...

Jonathan Bagg, viola & Emely Phelps, piano
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Music by Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Georg Phillip Telemann, George Rochberg, Joan Tower, and Cesar Franck. Violist Jonathan Bagg is Professor of the Practice at Duke University and a member of the Ciompi Quartet. His career with the Ciompi Quartet includes hundreds of concerts across the U.S. and...

Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics with Allan Ware, clarinet
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

In this free noontime event, the Ciompi Quartet will perform Marie Jaëll's String Quartet in G Minor and Mozart's Clarinet Quintet. Allan Ware was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, and studied at Davidson College, the University of North Carolina, and the Peabody Conservatory of Music in...

Ciompi Quartet: "Lost and Found"
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Would J.S. Bach be known to us if Mendelssohn had not discovered his scores? Would we know Mahler if he had not been championed by Bruno Walter and Leonard Bernstein? In this program, the Ciompi Quartet follows this tradition of rediscovery, playing works of nineteenth century composers Marie...

Eric Pritchard, violin, with Randall Love and David Heid, pianists
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program: Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 1 in F Minor and the premiere of composer Bill Robinson's Violin Concerto No. 2. As First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet, Eric Pritchard performs regularly throughout the U.S. and abroad and can be heard on many commercial recordings. He has appeared as...

Student Chamber Music Showcase
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

In this free, noontime event, advanced students in the chamber music program present works from the 18th-21st centuries.

Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

In this free noontime event, the Ciompi Quartet will perform Dvorák's Quartet No. 11 in C Major, Op. 61. The Ciompi Quartet was founded at Duke University in 1965 by the renowned Italian violinist Giorgio Ciompi. All its members are professors at Duke and play a leading role in its cultural life...

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