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James Budinich

Graduate composer James Budinich's "Tiled Fields" premiered by the Raleigh Civic Chamber Orchestra

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
About Tiled Fields, Budinich writes: Tiled Fields, whose name stems from a misreading of Joan Miró’s painting Tilled Fields, creates successive sections that obsessively build on the same material. While writing Tiled Fields, I drew inspiration from Miró’s combination of a freely composed... Read More »

UNC Symphony Orchestra premieres new work by Maxwell Ramage

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Max Ramage is a musicology graduate student in the Duke University Department of Music.  A native of Durham, he holds degrees from Yale and Indiana University and has won a number of honors for his compositions. Taiga, premiered by the UNC Symphony Orchestra, is an... Read More »
Flute students at RAFA competition 2019

Duke flutists win honors at RAFA competition

Monday, November 25, 2019
Two students in Carla Copeland-Burns' flute studio placed in the Raleigh Area Flute Association's 2019 Artist Competition earlier this month. Jessica Chen won the Undergraduate Division 7, and Sarah Tan as runner-up won Honorable Mention of Undergraduate Division 7. 
Joel Krosnick and Onomenos Quartet

Joel Krosnick (Cellist, Juilliard Quartet 1974-2016) engages with undergraduate musicians

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Three chamber music groups in the Chamber Music program, directed by Caroline Stinson, participated in a chamber music masterclass on November 7:  Onomenos Quartet (Megan Rabe and Riya Shankar, violins; Charles Zhang, viola; Bryan Tong, cello) Stretto Quartet (Neha Vangipurapu and Joie... Read More »
Devil's Chamber group

An afternoon of chamber music brings undergraduates out of the concert hall

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Four undergraduate groups in the Chamber Music program in the Duke University Department of Music performed at the home of Michael and Elizabeth Schoenfeld on October 20. The afternoon concert included the Sanren Trio (Sanna Symer violin; Wallace Peaslee, cello; Courtney... Read More »

Faculty Position opening: Assistant or Associate Professor of Piano

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
FACULTY POSITION IN MUSIC ASSISTANT / ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PIANO The Department of Music at Duke University, located in Durham, North Carolina, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in piano to begin August 1, 2020. Position: Assistant or Associate Professor of... Read More »
Alex Sopp

Flutist Alex Sopp artist residency 2019-2020

Monday, September 23, 2019
Brooklyn-based musician and artist Alex Sopp will be on campus three times this year (September 2019, February 2020, March 2020), engaging with students and the community in numerous ways, including class visits, masterclasses, informal talks, and collaborative work. As the flutist of yMusic,... Read More »
Caroline Stinson by Alex Boerner

Caroline Stinson performs in Copenhagen & Lark Quartet releases its "Farewell Celebration" CD

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Cellist Caroline Stinson will perform at the Rudersdal Summer Concert Series in Copenhagen on August 29. She and pianist Sarah Ho will present works by Joan Tower, Andrew Waggoner, Hans Abrahamsen, Beethoven and Fauré. Also in late August, Bridge Records released The Lark... Read More »
Georgiary Bledsoe

Georgiary Bledsoe (Ph.D. musicology, 2002) participates in Videmus conference at the University of Michigan

Thursday, August 22, 2019
Georgiary Bledsoe will participate in a panel on September 14 led by Mark Lomax which explores new modes of youth music education using scholarly perspectives. Anthony Kelley, Associate Professor of the Practice of Music in the Duke University Department of Music, and Karen Walwyn,... Read More »
Composer Sid Richardson

Sid Richardson (Ph.D Composition, 2018) at Tanglewood Music Center

Thursday, August 22, 2019
Tanglewood premiered two movements of Richardson's dissertation piece Red Wind, which was recorded with Duke Performances in April 2017, and features professor Nathaniel Mackey's poetry. The premiere took place on July 21 at 10am in the Seiji Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood. Other... Read More »

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