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Spring 2014 Class: Making Music Today

"Making Music Today with Duke Performances" (Music 089.2S) is a seminar for first-year students only. Taught by Stephen Jaffe, Mary and James H. Semans Professor of Music Composition, the course emphasizes becoming an informed listener. Students will learn about musical styles from around the world, then attend concerts featuring stellar artists brought to campus by Duke Performances, including Indian tabla master Zakir Hussain, the Ariel String Quartet, and Brazilian vocalist Luciana Souza.