Undergraduate Research News

Drs. Eric Zhou and Daniel Chang

Physicians and Music alums Eric Zhou and Daniel Chang are on the COVID-19 frontlines in NY

Monday, April 6, 2020
Dr. Eric Zhou (Trinity '10) and Dr. Daniel Chang (Trinity '10) were freshman year roommates in Pegram dorm. They are currently working in the Covid-19 Intensive Care Unit as colleagues in the Department of Anesthesiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.... Read More »
Joshua Azza, guitar, with JJ Ndubuisi, Alto Saxophone

2019 Seniors in Performance

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Featured Seniors available on Soundcloud audio playlist for your enjoyment: 1. Variations on a Theme by Glinka  Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Senior: *Andrew Eurdolian, Oboe  [with the Duke Wind Symphony, Verena Moesenbichler-Bryant, cond.]... Read More »
Susan Fancher

Susan Fancher and the Duke Student Saxophone Quartet will perform at the North American Saxophone Alliance region 7 conference

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Fancher's performance will take place on March 9 at Western Carolina University, with the WCU Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Margi Underwood.   The Duke student saxophone quartet DUSQ, coached by Fancher, was also accepted to perform Ex Machina by Marc Mellits at the... Read More »
Moving the piano

Senior Aaron Hong's summer experiences in Zhuhai, China, teaching music with DukeEngage

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
If you are a pianist, have you ever had to move your own piano onstage and wire it into a massive portable sound system before your performance? This is one of the many firsts that I went through during my experience in DukeEngage Zhuhai in China. This program gave me a lot of firsts: first time... Read More »
Duke saxophonists perform at the National Biennial Conference of the North American Saxophone Alliance

Duke saxophonists perform at the National Biennial Conference of the North American Saxophone Alliance

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
The Duke University Saxophone Quartet (shown l to r with instructor Susan Fancher in the center:  Glenn Huang, Larissa Cox, Bilva Sanaba, and Matthew Tedesco) will perform Revolution by Marc Mellits on a master class by the Kumoi Saxophone Quartet on March 9. Duke... Read More »

Sophomore Robby Meese participated in a week-long conducting class in England

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
During the intensive program, Meese conducted the London Classical Soloists in rehearsal and two concerts while receiving coaching from Achim Holub on conducting technique, musical interpretation, and creating a successful career as a conductor. With the orchestra, he worked on the... Read More »
Duke in New York students create exhibit for the NY Public Library for the Performing Arts

Duke in New York students create exhibit for the NY Public Library for the Performing Arts

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
The five undergraduates were students in Prof. Louise Meintjes' Fall 2017 Duke in New York class "Sound in Social Life." Jessica Wood (Ph.D. 2010), Assistant Curator, Music Division, at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts helped the students put together the disco-... Read More »

BRITISH MUSIC & EUROPE in the age of Brexit

Monday, September 25, 2017
All symposium events, including concerts, are free and open to the public. No registration is necessary.   For inquiries, contact Philip Rupprecht: philipr@duke.edu   Paper Abstracts   Common Currencies (Philip Rupprecht)   Friday, November 3 PANEL 1... Read More »
2017 Music Department Graduates

2017 Music Department Graduates

Friday, May 26, 2017
Music Graduation 2017 Undergraduate Degrees Conferred   First Major Jonathan Aisenberg, Highest Distinction: Composition, Filamentary, for Orchestra & Original Chamber Works Emily Levinstone Ying Ni Nicole Wong Second Major Xiating Chen Jake Grusd, ... Read More »

2017 Music Department Award Winners

Friday, May 26, 2017
Department of Music Awards The Ann-Marie Parsons Memorial Prize:  Justin Bryant This award was established in 1991 in memory of Ann-Marie Parsons (Trinity '92) and recognizes excellence in the field of jazz studies. The William Klenz Prize in Music Composition:  ... Read More »