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The Nelson Music Room

  • East Music Room, 1304 Campus Dr.
  • Durham, NC 27708-0665
  • Primary: (919) 660-3300
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The Nelson Music Room is an intimate, acoustically pristine recital hall with seating that can be configured in the round. This 300-seat recital hall is located on Duke's East Campus off Main Street in the East Duke Building.

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Presentation/Voice Master Class: Spirituals with Marlissa Hudson

Duke alumna Marlissa Hudson (T '99) has been described as a "superb lyric coloratura" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch). At home both on the operatic and concert stage, Ms. Hudson made her …


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Rare Music Concert: Christina Kobb, fortepiano

Program: Schubert: Sonata in A Minor, D 537; Clara Wieck: Excerpts from Op. 2; Moscheles: Sonate melancolique, Op. 49; Hummel: Excerpts from Op. 125 (études), performed on Duke's Wolf …


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Duke University String School: Violin & Cello Group Class Performance

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967, and has been part o…


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Piano Master Class with Karen Walwyn

Karen Walwyn is Associate Professor in the Howard University Department of Music. She is an accomplished concert pianist, composer and recording artist for Albany Records. Known for her recordings …


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Karen Walwyn, piano: Works by African American composer Florence Price (1887-1953)

Florence Price (1887-1953) was the first African American female composer to gain national status. The works on this program were part of a rare find of music recently discovered in Price's …


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Saxophone Master Class with Anders Paulsson

Since his Carnegie Hall debut in 1992, Swedish saxophonist Anders Paulsson has been widely recognized as one of the finest soprano saxophonists in the world. His musicianship has inspired a …


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Chamber Music Master Class with Cédric Tiberghien and Alina Ibragimova

Performing music from baroque to new commissions on both modern and period instruments, Alina Ibragimova has established a reputation as one of the most accomplished and intriguing violinists of …


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Violin Master Class with Janet Sung

Violinist Janet Sung enjoys an acclaimed international career as a virtuoso soloist, recognized for her intense, exhilarating performances, and by her signature lustrous, burnished tone. Hailed by …


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Duke Collegium Musicum: "Haec machina exstinguit tyrannos: Music for Revolution and the End of Days"

Duke University's ensemble for early vocal music performs selections by William Byrd, Orlandi di Lasso, and other sonorous subversives. The Duke Collegium Musicum is directed by Roman Testroet.


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Chamber Music Concert

Advanced undergraduate musicians in the Duke University Department of Music's chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries.


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Duke University String School: Violin & Cello Group Class Performance

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967, and has been part o…


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