MALLARME at the NASHER MUSEUM – Family Day

FREE! 30 Minute Mini Family Concert – Italian Musical Masterpieces of the 17th Century in conjunction with the Medici exhibition. HIP* all the way!! *HIP=historically informed performance Sunday, Sept 17, 2017 2 concerts: 1:00 pm AND 2:30 pm Music of Corelli, Storace, Mattheis and Gabrielli Allison Willet – baroque violin Stephanie Vial – baroque cello Jennifer Streeter – […]

Family Concert #1 – WHAT’S IN A SONG?

Duke Gardens 420 Anderson St., Durham, NC, United States

What’s in a Song? Join singer/songwriter/cellist Shana Tucker and pianist Amy Bormet in learning the ins and outs of writing a song. Take a journey into the wide-open world of songwriting. This concert will delve into the songwriting process, including: Establishing a Groove (tempo, rhythm), Song Elements (melody, chorus, bridge, etc.) and Storytelling Through Song (adding melody to words and vice-versa). Shana Tucker is a […]

$2 – $12

FAMILY CONCERT #2 HIPSTER HORNS

Duke Gardens 420 Anderson St., Durham, NC, United States

NC Symphony hipster horn blowers Rachel Niketopoulos and Chris Caudill introduce you to the wild and thrilling history of the horn from conch shells to hunting horns to the horn in the modern orchestra. Be prepared to dance a minuet, sing a familiar song, and toot on the horn yourself! Family concerts are 60-minute interactive concerts for persons 5 and […]

$5 – $12

FAMILY CONCERT #3 – African Traditions

Duke Gardens 420 Anderson St., Durham, NC, United States

Griot and master kora player Diali Cissokho, originally from Senegal, lovingly calls North Carolina home. Watch Cissokho and highly attuned percussionist Austin McCall interweave melody, rhythm and 2000 years of history. Hear the calabash, dun duns, kora and lyrical Mandinka stories old and new. The concert will last an hour and is appropriate for all people 5 – 99 years […]

$5 – $10

FAMILY CONCERT NO. 1 – HARPS IN HARMONY

Duke Gardens 420 Anderson St., Durham, NC, United States

Join harpist extraordinaire Laura Byrne as she and several of her students, Kate Twiss (8th grade) and Jocelyn Bowns (10th grade), serenade us with beautiful music. You will learn about the history and the workings of the modern-day harp. Music of Bach, Britten, Handel, Debussy, Grandjany, Renie, Salzedo, Vivaldi and others. Family concerts are appropriate […]

FAMILY CONCERT No. 2 – RENAISSANCE INSTRUMENT FAIRE

Duke Gardens 420 Anderson St., Durham, NC, United States

Join Charles and Sarah Wines, Renaissance musicians, in a program introducing early instruments! From shawms, to recorders and even an early bagpipe, you will get a full experience of sound and music from the 13th and 14th centuries. Family Concerts are appropriate for any one 5-years-old plus, and are about one-hour long. They are held […]

Family Concert – No. 3 – Djembe Fire

Duke Gardens 420 Anderson St., Durham, NC, United States

Join The Magic of African Rhythms in an interactive concert featuring West and Central African dance, drumming melodic instruments, and song. Teli, Mabiniti and Aya Shabu will demonstrate the fundamentals of African drumming and its origins. Family Concerts are appropriate for any one 5-years-old plus, and are about one-hour long. They are held in Kirby […]

FAMILY CONCERT – What is Jazz?

Duke Gardens 420 Anderson St., Durham, NC, United States

An hour long concert for people 5 years and older. Performed by faculty and students of the NCCU Jazz department, led by Robert Trowers An “informance” that shows how Jazz is constructed by breaking it down into its component parts and rebuilding it, piece by piece. Different styles of Jazz will be played to give […]

HIP Family Concert – Happiness is a Harpsichord

Duke Gardens 420 Anderson St., Durham, NC, United States

FAMILY CONCERT @ Kirby Horton Hall at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens- meet the harpsichord, an early member of the keyboard family, presented by Jacqueline Nappi. Learn about the origins of the instrument, how it produces its’ unique sound, its’ role in Baroque music and hear Dr. Nappi perform music of Bach and others. A […]

Free

CANCELLED: Family Concert: Bach and Forward

Duke Gardens 420 Anderson St., Durham, NC, United States

Mallarme and the Atlantic Dance Theatre brings together four acclaimed NC artists for this Family Concert: modern choreographer Michelle Pearson, baroque dancer and choreographer Paige Whitley-Bauguess, modern dancer Steven James Rodriguez Velez and cellist Stephanie Vial. The collaboration is set to movements from J.S. Bach’s iconic Cello Suites performed on the Baroque Cello. The artists […]

Pop-up in the Park Concert: Hideaway String Trio

Pavilion at Durham Central Park 501 Foster St, Durham, NC, United States

WE'RE BACK! Join violinist Jennifer Curtis, cellist Stephanie Vial and violist Suzanne Rousso in a LIVE, casual concert of lovely classical music for string trio. Music of J.S. Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Joseph Haydn, Adolphus Hailstork, Marc O'Connor and some fun surprises will be performed. Bring your own beach chairs or blankets, wear your […]

CONCIERTO para la FAMILIA – La Flauta Mágica de Luna

The Fruit 305 S Dillard St, Durham, NC, United States

SABADO, 3/12/2022 La flauta mágica de Luna seguramente deleitará a jóvenes y mayores con un cuento de hadas musical para flauta, piano, narración de cuentos y títeres. En este programa familiar, la audiencia se embarca en un viaje con Luna mientras se encuentra con caballos al galope, tortugas nadando y otras criaturas, incluido un dragón […]

Free

FAMILY CONCERT – Luna’s Magic Flute

The Fruit 305 S Dillard St, Durham, NC, United States

SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2022 Luna’s Magic Flute is certain to delight the young and the old with a musical fairy tale for flute, piano, storytelling and puppetry. In this family-friendly program, the audience is taken on a journey with Luna as she encounters galloping horses, swimming turtles, and other creatures including a fierce dragon. Musicians […]

Free

FAMILY CONCERT: Bach to Bluegrass

Duke Gardens 420 Anderson St., Durham, NC, United States

Join Mallarme for out first concert in the lovely Kirby Horton Hall at Sarah P. Duke Gardens since 2020! Follow the history of the music for strings starting with works by J.S. Bach through traditional bluegrass arranged for quartet by Mark O'Connor. Our family concerts are free and recommended for people 5 years old and […]

Free

NC HIP MUSIC FESTIVAL FAMILY CONCERT: Crumhorns & Clever Consorts! Instruments families from the Renaissance

Duke Gardens 420 Anderson St., Durham, NC, United States

Saturday, February 11, 2023 @ 1: 00 pm, Kirby Horton Hall, Duke Gardens, Durham Mallarmé presents the Forgotten Clefs in fun melodies from Renaissance England! Learn about cool Renaissance instruments like sackbuts, crumhorns, and recorders! | FREE ARTISTS: Christopher Armijo, Keith Collins, Adam Dillon, Kelsey Schilling, Sarah Schilling We welcome peeps 5-years-old and up!

Free

FAMILY CONCERT: Life of a Bee

PSI Theatre - Durham Arts Council 120 Morris St, Durham, NC, United States

Celebrate NC's very own Jeffery Beam with music composed using his poetry as lyric and inspiration! The program is being curated by soprano Andrea Edith Moore; a passionate advocate for contemporary vocal chamber music. On  Jeffery's 70th birthday, Mallarme will perform a FREE family-friendly concert with music that celebrates poetry, creatures and nature. This one-hour-long […]

Free

FAMILY CONCERT: The Bassist Bass!

Durham County Library, Main Branch 300 N. Roxboro Street, Durham, NC, United States

On Saturday, October 28 at 3:30 pm join bassist Mark Bergman and pianist Teddy Robie in a concert suited for kids and adults! Learn about the lowest member of the string family with a FREE! 60-minute concert of music and audience interaction. MUSIC INCLUDES: Odd Man Out  by V. Elliot / Concerto for Double Bass […]

Free

FAMILY CONCERT: The Harpsichord Diaries

Durham County Library, Main Branch 300 N. Roxboro Street, Durham, NC, United States

Saturday, February 24, 2024 2:00 pm @ The Durham County Library, Main Branch FREE! Elena discovers a magical book in her grandmother’s attic, The Harpsichord Diaries. Transported through five centuries, she meets eccentric talking harpsichords that bring music and history to life. Internationally acclaimed harpsichordist Elaine Funaro teams up with her twins, professional theater director […]

Free

FAMILY CONCERT: Scintillating Saxes

Durham County Library, Main Branch 300 N. Roxboro Street, Durham, NC, United States

Saturday, April 20, 2 pm @ Durham County Library, Main Branch FREE Sponsored by Mark and Cindy Kuhn Susan Fancher Saxophonist brings her students in the Duke University Saxophone Quartet to dazzle you with the amazing, versatile sound of the saxophone! Family concerts are 60 to 75-minute concerts appropriate for all music lovers from 5 […]

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