Graduation and Awards 2013

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Undergraduate Degrees Conferred First Major Nicholas James Gubbins Jordan James Kvale Long Cameron Allan Alvarez ThompkinsThe Anne Marie Parsons Memorial Prize For excellence in the field of jazz studies Jenny Louise WaltersPaul Bryan Award To recognize outstanding musicianship and... Read More »

Graduate Fellowships and Awards, 2013-2014

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Graduate students in the Department of Music have been awarded the following fellowships and awards for the 2013-14 year: Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Fellowship: Stephen Pysnik, David Kirkland Garner Evan Frankel Fellowship: Yana Lowry Ottis Green Fellowship: Darren Mueller International... Read More »

The Ciompi Quartet: a short documentary

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Filmmaker Rodrigo Dorfman presents a short documentary about the Ciompi Quartet, Duke's resident string quartet.

Graduate Student News, May 2013

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Bryan Christian will present his dissertation research "Combination-tone Class Sets and Redefining the Role of les couleurs in Claude Vivier's Bouchara" as a paper at the 2013 Annual Society for Music Theory Conference to be held in Charlotte, NC, Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 2013. Christian's composition... Read More »

Duke Notes 05/22/2013

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Music Department graduation and awards, Ciompi Quartet Presents summer chamber music series and a new Ciompi Quartet video by Rodrigo Dorfman, Interactive Computer Music (MUS 274S) final project by Clara Starkweather, and more!  Read it here!

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
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