Alumni News: September 2013

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Jason McStoots (Trinity '97) returned to Duke to perform as tenor soloist in Samuel Barber's "Knoxville, Summer of 1915" at the Baldwin Auditorium Opening Celebration Concert on Sept. 14.  McStoots, who is now a voice teacher and stage director at Brandeis University, studied voice at Duke... Read More »

Jason McStoots: Tenor returns home to Baldwin stage

Friday, September 6, 2013
Tenor Jason McStoots (Trinity '97) returns to Duke to perform as soloist in Samuel Barber's "Knoxville, Summer of 1915" at the Baldwin Auditorium Opening Celebration Concert on Sept. 14, 2013.  Baldwin, where McStoots performed as a member of Duke Opera Workshop and the Duke Chorale as... Read More »

Faculty News: August 2013

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Professor Emeritus Paul Bryan was interviewed on Czech National Radio in early August as part of a remembrance of the 200th anniversary of the death of composer Johann Baptist Vanhal (1739-1813). Bryan Gilliam delivered a talk at the Mostly Mozart Festival in New York on Aug. 24. Philip... Read More »

Graduate Student News: August 2013

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
The Department of Music welcomes new graduate students:Scott Lee - CompositionMegan McCarty - MusicologyImani Mosley - MusicologySidney Richardson - CompositionHarrison Russin - Musicology D. Edward Davis used a Summer Research Fellowship from the Duke University Graduate School to participate... Read More »

Alumni News: August 2013

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Penka Kouneva (Ph.D. composition, 1997) is lead orchestrator & score producer for Elysium, the TriStar science fiction blockbuster released in August.  Kouneva has the distinction of being the first woman to work as a lead orchestrator & score producer on a $100M Hollywood studio... Read More »

Hsiao-mei Ku: Life's Symphony

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
From high to low, east to west, my musical journey has been a remarkable roller-coaster ride. Concert performances have taken me to many countries across the world: from Beijing Concert Hall to Carnegie Hall in the U.S, from the Turpan Basin in China, 154 meters below sea level, to the highest... Read More »

Jason Maher, Class of 2014: Final thoughts from Qingyan

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
This is a follow-up to my original post about my summer project working with students in Qingyan, China. During the final week of my project, Prof. Hsiao-mei Ku was able to join me (as her Duke Engage Zhuhai program has come to a close) to assist with a weeklong foreign language and arts camp... Read More »

Duke Notes 9/4/2013

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Baldwin Auditorium Gala Opening Concert, Summer Music in China, new graduate students and more.  Read it here.

Master Classes, Fall 2013

Monday, August 19, 2013
All master classes are free and open to the public. Sunday, October 27Cello and Chamber Music Master Class with Pamela Smits7 pm. Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building Monday, October 28Piano Master Class with Sabine Simon4:30 pm. Bone Hall, Biddle Music Building Friday, November... Read More »

Musicology Lecture Series: Fall 2013

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Friday, October 4 4:30 pm, Room 101, Biddle Music BuildingMichael James Puri (Univ. of Virginia) "The Passion of the Passacaille: Wagner, Ravel, and Parsifal" Friday, October 25 4:30 pm, Room 101, Biddle Music BuildingJudith Tick (Northeastern University) “Revisionist Challenges... Read More »