Master Classes

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The Department of Music, often in association with Duke Performances, offers several master classes each year with renowned performers and composers. Past master classes have included Leon Fleisher, Horszowski Trio, James MacMillan, and Gabriel Richard.

Master classes are free to attend and are open to all members of the community who would like to observe.


Upcoming Events

Biddle Music Building 19, Bone Hall

Duke Music masterclasses are free and open to the public. Meris Robinson is an Adjunct Professor of Musical Theatre Voice with UNC Greensboro's School of Theatre. She has over a decade of experience… read more about Voice Masterclass with Meris Robinson: Classical Training for Musical Theatre Singing »

East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Duke Music masterclasses are free and open to the public. Alan Harris is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Violoncello at the Eastman School of Music. He received a bachelor's degree from the… read more about Cello Masterclass with Alan Harris »

East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Duke Music masterclasses are free and open to the public. Alan Harris is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Violoncello at the Eastman School of Music. He received a bachelor's degree from the… read more about Chamber Music Masterclass with Alan Harris »

Baldwin Auditorium

Praised as "extraordinary" and "a formidable clarinetist" by The New York Times, Romie de Guise-Langlois has appeared as soloist and chamber musician on major concert stages throughout the U.S.,… read more about Chamber Music/Clarinet Masterclass with Romie de Guise-Langlois »

Baldwin Auditorium

"Modern," "dramatic," "superb," "wickedly attentive," "with a hint of rock 'n roll energy" are just a few ways critics describe the musical phenomenon that is the St. Lawrence String Quartet (SLSQ).… read more about Chamber Music Masterclass with St. Lawrence String Quartet »

East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Duke Music masterclasses are free and open to the public. This masterclass features students in the Advanced Chamber Music class and is made possible by a grant from The Duke Endowment supporting… read more about Chamber Music Masterclass with Nicholas Kitchen, violin, and Yeesun Kim, cello, of the Borromeo String Quartet »