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Welcome to the Duke University String School!

The Duke University String School is a string education program that offers private lessons, group classes, large string ensembles, chamber music, theory classes and more for students age 5-18.

 

If you are interested in joining the String School, register here:
Contact Katharine.Whitmore@duke.edu for more information!
 

The Duke University String School is financially committed to helping families in the community who would not be able to participate otherwise.  We are grateful for all contributions, no matter the size, to the Dorothy Kitchen Scholarship Fund.

 


DUSS Ensemble Webpages and Blogs

Violin and Cello Group Class Webpage Links

- Beginner Cello
- Cello Choir I
- Cello Choir II
- Beginner Violin
- Violin Choir I
- Violin Choir II
- Violin Choir III

Orchestra Webpage Links

- Intermediate String Orchestra
- Concert String Orchestra
- Youth Symphony

Fall Semester begins the week of September 5, 2016.  Orchestra rehearsals begin September 10th.  There are no rehearsals and classes on November 26th. The Fall Semester ends December 12.

Payment for the Fall, 2016 semester is due Friday, September 16th.

New Policy: Any full payment or first installment of payment received after this date will receive a $25 late fee.

Spring Semester begins the week of January 9, 2017 and orchestra rehearsals begin January 14. No rehearsals and  classes on April 15th. The Spring Semester ends May 7.

Concerts Dates:

Fall Semester, 2016

Saturday, November 12, 2016, 4 PM:  Beginner Groups and Violin/Cello Choirs, Nelson Music Room

Sunday, November 13, 2016, 6:30 PM: YS, CSO, ISO, Baldwin Auditorium

Saturday, December 10th, 2016, 3,4,5,7, PM: Solo Recitals, Nelson Music Room

Monday, December 12, 7 PM,  Chamber Music:  Nelson Music Room.

 

Spring Semester 2017

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 4 PM:  Beginner  Groups and Violin/Cello Choirs, Nelson Music Room

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 6:30 PM: YS, CSO, ISO,  Baldwin Auditorium

Saturday, March 18th, 2017, 3,4,5,7 PM: Solo Recitals, Nelson Music Room

Saturday, April 22, 2017, 7 PM: Chamber Music,  Nelson Music Room

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 4 PM: Beginner  Groups and Violin/Cello Choirs,  Nelson Music Room

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 6:30 PM: YS, CSO, ISO,  Baldwin Auditorium

 

Other Important Dates:

Concerto Competition: Saturday, December 10, 2016, Nelson Music Room

DUSS Faculty Recital: Saturday, January 28, 2017, 4 PM, Nelson Music Room

 

Questions? Please email Katharine Whitmore: