Introducing our Faculty: Fall 2021

This video premiered on Friday, October 1 at 7:30 pm EDT.

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Kent Foss joins Duke Music as Instructor of Music: Trumpet following the retirement of longtime trumpet instructor Don Eagle. In this video, Dr. Foss performs works that span centuries, from Purcell’s Sonata in D Major, Z. 850 performed on baroque trumpet to “Song of Hope” by contemporary composer Peter Meechan.

Gabriel Richard will be teaching violin and working with the Chamber Music Program in the Department of Music. He has been the tenured first violin at the Orchestre de la Garde Républicaine, violin soloist at the Opéra de Lyon, first violin at the Paris Orchestra, and first violin of the Thymos String Quartet. He tours regularly in Japan, Korea, China, America, and Europe. In this video, he performs works by Biber and Guillemain.

Zachary Hobin has been teaching with the Duke University String School and will now also teach bass as a member of the Duke Music faculty. In this video, he performs “Bariolage” by Shinji Eshima with cellist Madeline Fayette.


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