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 »

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 »