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All ages and levels come together to play during our week-long summer camps.  

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On April 26 we celebrated 48 years under the leadership of our director and founder Mrs Dorothy Kitchen. Audio and video links here.


 

 


 
 

Bittersweet News:

Mrs. Dorothy Kitchen, founder of the Duke University String School, retired as director of the school and as conductor of the Youth Orchestra at the end of the Spring Semester 2014.

We are delighted to announce that Ms. Stephanie Swisher has accepted the position of Interim Director, and Ms. Shelley Livingston will be taking the position of Conductor of the DUSS Youth Orchestra.

Mrs. Kitchen will continue to give private lessons and to teach chamber.

Welcome to the Duke University String School!

Our Fall Semester begins August 30th with Orientation in Bone Hall in the Mary Duke Biddle Music Building


Registration opens July 28 for Returning Students and August 11 for New Students.

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Concert dates for the 2014- 2015 Season 

All orchestra concerts are held in Baldwin Auditorium

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Sunday, December 7, 2014
Sunday, March 8, 2015
Saturday, April 25, 2015

Concert links can be found on our new page, "Videos and Recordings".

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What does it take to lead a fulfilling life? Duke Today asked faculty, staff and alumni to share advice with this year’s graduating class.

Note suggestion #1:  a quote from our founder, Mrs. Kitchen!

 

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Questions? Please email Katharine Whitmore: