Duke Notes 02/13/2014

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Bryan Gilliam's Strauss publications, Duke Jazz Ensemble alumnus Jeremy Jones takes home a Grammy, Duke Wind Symphony, and more.  Read it here.

Ken Shifrin, Class of 1974

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Dr Ken Shifrin (Class of 1974) was President of the Wind Symphony while a student at Duke. A native of Washington, DC, he earned a Ph.D. in Musicology from Oxford University and is Principal Trombone (former) of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (England). From 2000-2004, he... Read More »

Graduate Student News: January 2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Bryan Christian's article, and part of his dissertation, “Combination Tone Class Sets and Redefining the Role of les couleurs in Claude Vivier’s Bouchara” passed peer review and has been accepted for publication in Music Theory Online Volume 20, no... Read More »

Duke Notes 01/23/2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Thomas Brothers' new book, "Louis Armstrong: Master of Modernism," Imani Winds with Duke graduate composers, Stephen Jaffe's "HIP Concerto," and more.  Read it here.

Thank you!

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Thank you to those of you who came out last Friday afternoon for our first Rare Music concert of 2014! Randy, Eric, and William Conable played beautifully, and it was a treat to hear William's beautiful instrument, as well as DUMIC's piano and new violin. It was a pleasure to see so many excited... Read More »

Duke Notes 01/09/2014

Thursday, January 9, 2014
The John Brown Quintet releases the new album, "Quiet Time," Bryan Gilliam on NY Public Radio, Ciompi Quartet tours China, and more.  Read it here.

Faculty News: January 2014

Thursday, January 9, 2014
Thomas Brothers' new book, Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism, will be released on February 3 from W.W. Norton & Company.  Kirkus trumpets Master of Modernism as “A masterful performance that displays the author’s vast archival research, musical knowledge,... Read More »

Alumni News: January 2014

Thursday, January 9, 2014
After graduating in May 2013 with her PhD in Musicology, Angela Mace Christian took up her post as Assistant Professor of Music History at Colorado State University. In October 2013, she presented her paper "Negotiating Private and Public Personas in the Sonntagsmusiken of Fanny Mendelssohn... Read More »

Ciompi in China, Dec. 2013

Thursday, January 9, 2014
The Ciompi Quartet visited China in December, playing a number of concerts and conducting master classes.  Here are some photo highlights of the tour.  (Click the image to view additional photos.) The Quartet visited the building site of DKU, Duke Kunshan University, and performed a... Read More »

Master Classes, Spring 2014

Thursday, December 19, 2013
All master classes are free and open to the public. Thursday, January 16 @ 5 pm Nelson Music Room, East Duke BuildingAlexander Technique Master Class with William Conable William Conable enjoys worldwide renown as a teacher of the Alexander Technique, a method for improving freedom and ease... Read More »