Duke Chorale and Wind Symphony Benefit Concert with Eric Whitacre

Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Duke Chapel
(919) 684-8478

A Duke University Chorale and Duke University Wind Symphony Benefit Concert will feature Eric Whitacre as guest composer and conductor. He will conduct the chorale and wind symphony separately, followed by joint works featuring choral students from Durham high schools.

An accomplished composer, conductor, and lecturer, Whitacre was a visiting fellow and composer in residence at Cambridge University in 2010. As a conductor, he has appeared with hundreds of professional and educational ensembles throughout the world. In the last 10 years, he has conducted concerts of his choral and symphonic music in the U.S., Japan, Australia, China, Singapore, South America, and much of Europe.