Shakespeare: Music's Muse

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
"Shakespeare: Music’s Muse," performed in the Nelson Music Room on Feb. 8, 2013, presented some of the best-known songs based on Shakespeare's plays next to the texts that inspired them, including Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Othello, and As You Like It. This performance was part concert and... Read More »

Duke Notes 2/20/2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Ph.D. candidate Angela Mace talks about Fanny Hensel on the State of Things on WUNC; James Nyoraku Schlefer and Yoko Reikano Kimura perform and discuss Japanese music; pictures from the "Take a Stand" conference, the Jazz Ensemble with Tia Fuller, and Shakespeare: Music's Muse concert; and... Read More »

Duke Notes 2/6/2013

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Soprano Andrea Moore, piano faculty David Heid, and Duke student actors present a concert of music and Shakespeare; the Duke Jazz Ensemble performs with saxophonist Tia Fuller; Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant appointed assistant professor of the practice; and more. Read it here.

Grant applications are being accepted for Summer Study in the Arts

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Grants for Summer Study in the Arts: These grants support undergraduate or graduate students who show exceptional ability in the arts to undertake summer study at a nationally recognized arts program.  The grant recipients are determined by a Duke arts program – Music, AAH&VS,... Read More »

Duke Notes 1/24/2013

Thursday, January 24, 2013
Music department participate in the "Take a Stand" conference; Raymond Knapp (Ph.D. in Musicology 1987) lectures on Broadway's mean streets; piano professor Randall Love participates in the Mallarmé Chamber Players HIP Festival; and more. Read it here.

Voice master class with mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Bishop of the Metropolitan Opera

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Bishop, in the Triangle for a performance with North Carolina Opera, conducted a master class in the Mary Duke Biddle Music Building on January 22, 2013. Four Duke students (Lauren DeLucia, Sarah Gordon, Michelle Lemani, and Ivy Zhou) and two UNC-Chapel Hill students (... Read More »

David Kirkland Garner wins the RED NOTE Composition Competition

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Doctoral candidate David Kirkland Garner has been awarded First Prize in the RED NOTE New Music Festival Composition Competition.  The judges unanimously chose Garner's work, "Forward/Still," from a field of 422 entries. "Forward/Still" will be performed as part of the RED NOTE New Music... Read More »

Lily Hirsch (Ph.D. 2006) publishes book on music in crime prevention

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Lily Hirsch (Ph.D. 2006) has published her second book with the University of Michigan Press. Music in American Crime Prevention and Punishment (2012) is a "critical examination of the ways in which music is understood and exploited in American law enforcement and justice." Calling Hirsch "one... Read More »

Duke Notes 1/9/2013

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Updates from the Baldwin Auditorium renovation; Lily Hirsch (Ph.D. 2006) publishes her second book, Music in American Crime Prevention and Punishment; residency events with William Conable, including master classes and a recital; and more. Read it here.

Spring 2013 classes with openings

Monday, January 7, 2013
Music 89S: Women in Music (ALP) WF 3:05 PM - 4:20 PM, Nomi Dave Examine the contribution and works of women musicians from various locations throughout the globe. Discussions will focus on a number of key international figures, such as Umm Kulthum (Egypt), Lady Gaga (US), Miriam Makeba... Read More »