News & Events

January 1, 2017

Spring Semester began January 9, 2017 and runs through May 7th.  There are no rehearsals and classes on April 15th. read more »

November 22, 2015

Erica Shirts, Director of the DUSS since August, 2015, was interviewed on WCPE's November 22, 2015 “Preview!” show. The Classical Station's show features the latest in classical recordings and upcoming classical events.... read more »

September 1, 2015

Our director Erica Shirts is featured in a Duke Todayarticle:  http://today.duke.edu/2015/09/erica read more »

November 25, 2014

Duke Medicine Orchestra Symposium:Prescription Music: A Concerted Effort to Bridge the Gap between the Arts and Medicine The Duke Medicine Orchestra presents a symposium on Saturday, November 8 from 6:30 - 9:00 pm to celebrate Arts & Health Month. Lisa Wong, MD... read more »

April 26, 2014

Beautiful review of our April 26, 2014 concert, in which we celebrated the 48 years of leadership under our director and founder, Mrs Dorothy Kitchen:   http://cvnc.org/article.cfm?articleId=6812 read more »

April 24, 2014

Mrs. Kitchen is featured in April 24, 2014 edition of Duke Today. read more »

December 1, 2013

DUSS on the air!  In late 2013 Mrs Kitchen was interviewed by Lee Anne McClymont for the WCOM FM "Courage Cocktail Radio Show". The following link is the entire show and includes soloists Julia Ilana and Greg Scurtu's solos from March 2013 and our orchestra playing a movement of... read more »

May 21, 2003

Mrs Kitchen is the author of this article on the need for classical music & it's effect on learning, personal development & achievement: note especially the last paragraph:   http://cvnc.org/article.cfm?articleId=4126   read more »

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Upcoming Events

Sat
09
Dec
Solo Recitals
3:00 PM @ Nelson Music Room
Tue
12
Dec
Chamber Music Concert
7:00 PM @ Nelson Music Room
Sat
20
Jan
David Carter Cello Master Class
2:00 PM @ Bone Hall, Biddle Music Building
Sat
27
Jan
Faculty Recital, Vivaldi's Four Seasons
4:00 PM @ Nelson Music Room
Sat
03
Mar
Violin and Cello Choir Concert
4:00 PM @ Nelson Music Room
Sun
04
Mar
Orchestra Concert
6:30 PM @ Baldwin Auditorium
Sat
24
Mar
Spring Solo Recitals
3:00 PM @ Nelson Music Room
Sat
28
Apr
Violin and Cello Choir Concert
4:00 PM @ Nelson Music Room
Sat
28
Apr
Spring Chamber Music Concert
7:00 PM @ Nelson Music Room
Sun
06
May
Orchestra Concert
6:30 PM @ Baldwin Auditorium