Graduate Students


Yahn Wagner Ferreira de Mello Pinto


Office: 043 Biddle Music Building

Eren Gumrukcuoglu


Director, [dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble

Dayton Louise Kinney


Office: 046 Biddle Music Building

Office Hours: by appointment

Massachusetts-native, Dayton Kinney, creates music that has won and has been recognized for numerous competitions at the international, national, and state levels. Performed in the U.S. and abroad, Dayton’s music has had notable performances by the International Contemporary Ensemble, the Merce... Full Profile »

Owen Sidney Richardson


Office: 047 Biddle Music Building

Office Hours: By Appointment, 047 Biddle Music Building

Composer Sid Richardson (b. 1987) writes concert music that imbues modern idioms with emotional grit and cerebral wit.  He has collaborated on projects with artists such as Conrad Tao, The Da Capo Chamber Players, Deviant Septet, Ensemble Amarcord, and yMusic. Sid’s arrangement of the Bach Double... Full Profile »


Samantha Danielle Arten


Director, Duke Collegium Musicum

Sarah Elisabeth Bereza

Graduate Assistant

Campus Box: Biddle Music Building, Box 90665

Jung-Min Lee


Office: Biddle 046

Imani Danielle Mosley


Office: 037 Biddle Music Building

Andrew Cornell Pester


Office: 048 Biddle Music Building

Harrison B Russin


Office: Biddle Music Building

Phone: (919) 885-4690

Paul Allen Sommerfeld

Graduate Assistant

Research Interests Film music, music for film franchises, classical music in film, music and technology, media studies, nationalism, Alberto Ginastera, Béla Bartók Education  M.A. Musicology, 2013, Duke UniversityM.A. Musicology, 2011, The Pennsylvania State University B.M. Music Theory &... Full Profile »