Six Music majors received Highest Distinction and one Music minor received Distinction, the only distinction level available to non-majors, for the following projects.
Adam Beskind: "Views from a Music Director: Four Years of Collaborative Music-Making at Duke" (Project advisor: Pei-fen Liu)
Richard Clayton Delp: "Gun Requiem" (Composition; Project advisor: Anthony Kelley)
Thandolwethu Mamba: "The Musical Exploration of Nature, Romance, and Unrequited Love in Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen by Gustav Mahler and Don Quichotte a Dulcinèe by Maurice Ravel" (Project advisor: Anthony Kelley) View Thandolwethu performing Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen with the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra
Robert Meese: "Regionalism in the Music of Leoš Janáček" (Project advisor: Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant)
Selin Ozcelik: "Scenes from a New York Summer and Yakamoz" (Project advisor: Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant)
Amber Wolf: "Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde: A Death Transfigured into Love" (Project advisor: Pei-fen Liu)
Elizabeth Edel: "Connecting with Classical: Finding the familiar in a foreign genre" (Project advisor: John Brown) More about Elizabeth's project and video