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Premiere: Waiting for a Lullaby

  • Duke University - Nelson Music Room 1304 Campus Drive Durham, NC, 27708 United States (map)

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Nelson Music Room at Duke University (map)

Duke New Music Ensemble presents Kate Dreyfuss

Directed by James Budinich, [dnme] brings together undergraduate and graduate students in performing music written in the 20th and 21st centuries, as well as new works by Duke graduate student composers. In addition, [dnme] also collaborates regularly with faculty and guest artists from the Duke University Department of Music and other institutions across North Carolina.


  • New works by Duke graduate composers - James Budinich, Dayton Kinney, Huijuan Ling, and Jason Mulligan

  • Flannery Cunningham: Depth Sounding (2015)

  • Shih-Hui Chen: Returning Souls

New York-based violinist Kate Dreyfuss is a versatile performer of classical and contemporary repertoire. She is a founding member of F-PLUS, a violin-clarinet-percussion trio based in Chicago and New York that is committed to collaborating with composers to establish a repertoire for their unique instrumentation. Since its inception in 2016, F-PLUS has commissioned over 20 new works by emerging and established composers, and has completed residencies at numerous universities across the country, including Grand Valley State, Duke, Stony Brook, and Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.  Kate is also a core member of Contemporaneous, and has appeared with the ensemble at the Bang on a Can Marathon, PROTOTYPE Festival, Bard Music Festival, and the Rite of Summer Festival. 

Earlier Event: August 16
Frisson Duo Premieres: Mariposa
Later Event: April 4
The Canary Who Sang