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 »

Recent Exhibits: Tabla

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
This past year, we had two small exhibits of musical instruments from DUMIC's collection. One featured free reed aerophones, an accordion and concertina, and the other, our Tabla. If you did not get the opportunity to see them while they were on diplsay, you can visit them below. Enjoy! Tabla... Read More »

Duke Notes 6/26/2013

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Ciompi Quartet Presents, summer projects in China, DUMIC update and more.  Read it here.

Duke Music Reaches Qingyan: Guest Post from Jason Maher (Class of 2014)

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
(The following is a guest post from Jason Maher, a premedical student and Music Major in Duke University’s Trinity College Class of 2014.) Greetings from southern China! Here in Guangdong Province the weather averages in the 90s Fahrenheit and the term “light showers” is... Read More »

Faculty News, June 2013

Monday, June 24, 2013
The Renaissance Singers will present a concert of music by William Byrd (c. 1540-1623) in celebration of Kerry McCarthy's new biography, Byrd (Oxford Univ. Press, 2013).  The concert will take place on June 29 in London, with a pre-concert talk given by Prof. McCarthy. Robert Parkins'... Read More »

Graduate Student News, June 2013

Monday, June 24, 2013
Kirsten Rutschman presented the paper "Swedish Opera in Translation: Gustaf Adolf and Ebba Brahe" at the Lyrica Dialogues at Harvard University on May 3. A DVD of the 2012 workshop of Amy Scurria's opera Pearl will be screened at the Feminist Theory and Music Conference at Hamilton College in... Read More »

Alumni News, June 2013

Monday, June 24, 2013
Karen Cook (Ph.D. 2012, musicology) has accepted the position of Associate in Music/Assistant Professor of Music History at the Hartt School of the University of Hartford, CT. Dan Ruccia (Ph.D. 2013, composition) had his piece "Movement I: I Might Fit" performed by the Wavensemble on May 29,... Read More »

Duke University Musical Instrument Collections (DUMIC) Update

Monday, June 24, 2013
It has been well over a decade since the G. Norman and Ruth G. Eddy Collection of Musical Instruments took up residence in the lobby of the Mary Duke Biddle Music Building and became the Duke University Musical Instrument Collections (DUMIC). The pioneering group was soon joined by the Frans and... Read More »