Hye-Bin (Monica) Song: One pianist at two pianos

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Last summer, Hye-Bin (Monica) Song recorded her own composition, Blanche-Neige, in Bösendorfer Hall at Ruggero Piano in Raleigh, NC. She also recorded Francis Poulenc's Piano Sonata for Four Hands, and Edward Burlingame Hill's Jazz Study No. 1. All... Read More »
Unprecedented Quartet

Chamber music students participate in virtual masterclass with Attacca Quartet

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
On November 5, three groups of students in the Chamber Music Program participated in a virtual masterclass with Attacca Quartet. The students were socially-distanced in Baldwin Auditorium and interacted with the members of Attacca through Zoom.  View more photos Jacques Quartet (Allen... Read More »

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ethnomusicology and Sound Studies

Friday, October 30, 2020
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ethnomusicology and Sound Studies Duke University Application Deadline: 2020/12/01 Duke University seeks a candidate for a one-year teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ethnomusicology, beginning 1 July 2021, with the possibility of renewal for a second year.... Read More »
DUMIC's A.C. Fairbanks Co. mandolin

DUMIC introduces new blog, "When Jubal Struck the Corded Shell"

Friday, October 30, 2020
The Duke University Musical Instrument Collections new blog, When Jubal Struck the Corded Shell, was created in direct response to the ongoing pandemic. Its purpose is to showcase choice instruments, oddities, art, and media within the collections housed on campus, fostering camaraderie and... Read More »
Lauren Cao performs a movement from a Beethoven concerto

Students participate in violin masterclass with Arnaud Sussmann

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
While Sussman joined in via Zoom, students presented socially-distanced performances in the Nelson Music Room. Although they were spread throughout the hall, the Nelson Music Room provides an intimacy that allowed all the students, participants and observers, to be engaged in the experience. In... Read More »
Through the Mangrove Tunnels

Scott Lee (Ph.D. composition, 2018) releases new CD, "Through the Mangrove Tunnels"

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
On November 13, 2020, composer Scott Lee will release Through the Mangrove Tunnels on Panoramic Recordings, an imprint of New Focus Recordings. Through the Mangrove Tunnels, performed by the JACK Quartet with pianist Steven Beck... Read More »
Playing on the Edge 2

Dayton Kinney's music featured on new CD from Sirius Quartet

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
"The Canary Who Sang" is described as "a politically-inspired piece drawing parallels between the historical canaries in coal mines and today's whistleblowers: a musical testament on how one voice can potentially disrupt a larger society." In addition to Kinney's piece, Playing On The Edge 2... Read More »
Imani Mosley

Imani Mosley (Ph.D. musicology, 2019) contributes to NYT's "5 Minutes That Will Make You Love the Violin"

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
In The New York Times Music blog on Sept. 2, Mosley explains her choice of Vaughan Williams’s “The Lark Ascending” as a favorite violin showcase piece. Read Mosley's submission and listen to "The Lark Ascending" (David Nolan, violin; Vernon Handley conducting London Philharmonic Orchestra... Read More »
Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant

Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant named winner of the The American Prize in Conducting—band/wind ensemble (college/university division), 2019-20

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit national competitions in the performing arts providing cash awards, professional adjudication and regional, national and international recognition for the best recorded performances by ensembles and individuals each year in the United States at the... Read More »
Matthew Zeller

Matthew Zeller (Ph.D. musicology, 2020) awarded post-doctoral fellowship at McGill University

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
At McGill's Schulich School of Music, Zeller will continue research from his graduate studies at Duke on Klangfarbenmelodie, timbral function in music, and planal analysis as part of the ACTOR (Analysis, Creation, and Teaching of Orchestration) Partnership. ACTOR,... Read More »