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

Community as Creator presents the works of American composer Pauline Oliveros
Sat, Oct 20, 5:00 PM

*Note: this takes place off campus at Global Breath Studios, 119 W Main St #300, Durham.Community as Creator, a project designed to empower the... more

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Sat, Oct 20, 8:00 PM

Three of Duke's largest student music ensembles-- the Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop; Duke Symphony Orchestra, directed by Harry... more

CANCELLED: Eric Pritchard, violin; Randall Love and David Heid, pianists
Sun, Oct 21, 4:00 PM

*This concert has been rescheduled for Sunday, March 3 at 4 PM in the Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building.* Program: Prokofiev: Violin Sonata... more

Music Lecture: Emily Wilbourne (Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY)
Fri, Oct 26, 4:00 PM

"Little Black Giovanni's Dream: Dwarves, Slaves, Infidels, and Musical Performance at the Medici Court." Emily Wilbourne is Associate Professor of... more

Little Black Giovanni's Dream: Dwarves, Slaves, Infidels, and Musical Performance at the Medici Court
Fri, Oct 26, 4:00 PM

Emily Wilbourne (Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY) is a musicologist specializing in theatrical music and sound in seventeenth-century... more