Making a Difference Abroad and At Home

Friday, October 10, 2014
Six Duke students spent two summer months in Togo, teaching teens in the small African country how to write creatively and use the Internet. The students, led by Duke cultural anthropologist Charlie Piot, experienced the Togolese culture and countryside, which was dotted with straw-roofed houses... Read More »

Master Classes, Fall 2014

Friday, August 15, 2014
All master classes are free and open to the public. WIND INSTRUMENT MASTER CLASS WITH HELIAND CONSORT Thursday, October 16 @ 5 pm Bone Hall, Biddle Music Building Heliand Consort (Elisabeth LeBlanc, clarinet; Rachael Elliott, bassoon; and Cynthia Huard, piano) is a dynamic group of... Read More »

Musicology Lecture Series: Fall 2014

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Friday, August 29 @ 4 pm Biddle Music Building, Room 101 Jeremy Begbie (Duke Divinity School)  "Disquieting Conversations: Bach, Modernity and God" Jeremy S. Begbie is Thomas A. Langford Research Professorship in Theology at Duke Divinity School. Educated largely in Scotland, before... Read More »

Encounters 2014-15 season: Da Capo Chamber Players and the return of yMUSIC

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The Encounters 2014-2015 season features two residencies with outstanding new music groups.  On November 9, the Naumburg Award-winning Da Capo Chamber Players will perform in Baldwin Auditorium, presenting Steve Reich's "Double Sextet" and Duke composer Stephen Jaffe's... Read More »

Composer Alexander Goehr at Duke

Monday, August 11, 2014
Alexander Goehr, the eminent British composer, visited Duke’s Music Department on April 7, 2014. Following a lively lunch with Composition and Musicology students, Goehr spoke publicly about his music in a discussion moderated by Professor Philip Rupprecht. As well as sharing personal... Read More »

Fall 2014 Events Calendar

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Duke named one of top 10 music colleges in the U.S.

Monday, June 23, 2014
USA Today's College Factual names Duke one of the top 10 music colleges in the United States. Joining the ranks of lauded music programs at Yale, Columbia, and Stanford, Duke's music program is praised for providing "a comprehensive education in performance, theory, history and ethnomusicology... Read More »

Ciompi Quartet in France: May 2014

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The Ciompi Quartet visited France in May, where they appeared at the Festival Fougères musicales and performed concerts at L'église Saint-Sulpice (Fougeres, below) and the Franco-American Institute (Rennes).       Ciompi cellist Fred Raimi writes:... Read More »

Duke Engage in Zhuhai, China: Summer 2014

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Duke Engage in Zhuhai, China: Summer 2014 Each summer, Professor of the Practice of Music (violin) and Ciompi Quartet member Hsiao-mei Ku leads a Duke Engage trip to Zhuhai, China.  The focus of the trip is to partner with a middle school to provide arts education.... Read More »

Student Laurels and Honors, 2014

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
National AwardsTruman ScholarsDuke University juniors Dominique Beaudry and Jamie Bergstrom are among 59 students selected as 2014 Truman Scholars.Students are selected based on their records of leadership, public service and academic achievement, and their likelihood of becoming public service... Read More »