Alumni News, May 2013

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Giuseppe Gerbino (Ph.D. musicology, 2001) received a Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Award last February. Established on a donation from trustee Gerry Lenfest (Law '58), the $75,000 Lenfest award recognizes Columbia University faculty who demonstrate unusual merit in scholarship, university... Read More »

Interactive Computer Music: A Duke Student Project

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
This is Duke Senior Clara Starkweather demonstrating one of her final projects for MUS 274S (Interactive Computer Music), taught by Scott Lindroth. In the class, students developed interactive motion-to-music systems using web cameras as well as the Kinect camera. They all wrote their own... Read More »

Duke Magazine Featuring DUMIC

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
In the middle of October last year, I also had an inquiry from a student who wanted to write about instruments in the collection for Duke Magazine, the university’s alumni magazine. The student, Tim Lerow, ended up choosing write about crumhorns, the collection, and Duke’s Collegium Musicum,... Read More »

Did you see this article?

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
​Stradivarius wanted violins ‘to sing human vowels’ According to a short article on this Arts Journal blog, a study conducted by Joseph Nagyvary, a retired professor of biochemistry and biophysics with an interest in how stringed instruments are made, found that violins made by famous historic... Read More »

Some New Announcements

Friday, May 3, 2013
You can now "Like" us on Facebook. Click here to do it! AND Follow us on Twitter! We're @DUMIC1. Click here to follow us!

Duke Notes 4/26/2013

Friday, April 26, 2013
Duke Wind Symphony and alumni honor Paul Bryan, final concert of the 2011-2013 Wet Ink Residency, Susan Fancher's new CD, and more.  Read it here.

Duke Wind Symphony honors Paul Bryan

Friday, April 26, 2013
On April 18, 2013 the Duke University Wind Symphony, directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, presented a concert dedicated to Professor Emeritus Paul Bryan, featuring works he conducted, arranged, and commissioned during his legendary tenure at Duke. Special guests included more than 60... Read More »

Duke Opera Workshop: Comedy Tonight!

Friday, April 26, 2013
On April 19 and 21, 2013, Duke Opera Workshop presented Comedy Tonight!, scenes of mirth & merriment from operas by Donizetti, Menotti, Mozart, Smetana, and Verdi.  Members of The Juggling Club at Duke also participated in this production, which was directed by Susan Dunn.  David... Read More »

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Jon Faddis

Thursday, April 25, 2013
On April 12, 2013, legendary trumpeter Jon Faddis joined the Duke Jazz Ensemble, directed by John Brown, onstage in Page Auditorium for a concert of works by Dizzy Gillespie and others. [READ MORE ABOUT IT in The Chronicle.] Faddis is praised by Time Out New York as "the world's greatest... Read More »