Performances & Events

The Duke University Department of Music is home to 9 performing ensembles and presents over 100 public events each year, including concerts, faculty and student recitals, lectures, master classes and workshops.

Upcoming Events

Saxophone & Guitar Masterclass with Duo Montagnard
Thu, Jan 17, 5:00 PM

Duo Montagnard (Joseph Murphy, saxophone & Matthew Slotkin, guitar) was formed in 2002 and has performed over 300 concerts in 49 states, eight... more

Alexander Technique Masterclass for Instrumentalists and Singers with William Conable
Fri, Jan 18, 7:30 PM

The public is invited to attend this free class. William Conable enjoys worldwide renown as a teacher of the Alexander Technique, a method for... more

Rare Music Lecture/Recital: Rebecca Cypess (Rutgers University), harpsichord and fortepiano
Wed, Jan 23, 7:00 PM

"Musical Salons of the Enlightenment: Women and the Circulation of Taste" presents the sounds of salons of late eighteenth-century Europe,... more

Community as Creator: Seeing Sound, hosted by the Duke New Music Ensemble
Thu, Jan 24, 8:00 PM

This event takes place at Arcana (331 W. Main St. 002, Back Entrance, Durham). Community as Creator, a project designed to empower the Durham... more

Ruby Friday | Community as Creator: Contrasting Experiences, New Sounds
Fri, Jan 25, 12:00 PM

In this Ruby Friday presentation, longtime collaborators Stephanie Griffin and Hilliard Greene will discuss their contrasting musical experiences... more