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Harry L. DavidsonHarry L. Davidson

Title: Professor of the Practice
Office Location: 077 Biddle Music, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 660-3324
Email Address: hdavid@duke.edu
Office Hours:

Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00PM - 7:15PM

Education

  • M.Mus. Pacific Lutheran University, 1983
  • B.A. Case Western Reserve University, 1978

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Annual Fundraising Project for the Keyserling Cancer Center of Beaufort Memorial Hospital, March 23, 2013
  • Keyserling Cancer Center, Beaufort (SC) Memorial Hospital, Duke affiliated Keyserling Cancer Center, March 25-27, 2011
  • NOMINATION: 2009 Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award, Duke Alumni Association, May 1, 2009
  • Keyserling Cancer Center, Beaufort (SC) Memorial Hospital, Duke affiliated Keyserling Cancer Center, March, 2008
  • Fund Raising/Humanitarian, Beaufort (SC) Memorial Hospital, Duke affiliated Keyserling Cancer Center, March 31, 2007
  • Fund Raising/Humanitarian, Beaufort Memorial Hospital, Duke Affiliated Keyserling Cancer Center, March 25, 2006
  • Fund Raising/Humanitarian, April 2005

Teaching (Fall 2016):

  • Music 89s.01, First-year seminar (top) Synopsis
    Biddle 086, MW 04:40 PM-05:55 PM
  • Music 210-1.01, Symphony orchestra Synopsis
    Baldwin, MW 07:30 PM-09:30 PM

Recent Professional Work:

    Articles
  • HL Davidson. ""Eclectic Notes"." Duke Magazine 95.3 (May-June, 2009): 2-2. for special 25th (Silver) anniversary edition  [abs]
  • HL Davidson. ""Potent Art or Rough Magic: The Conjuring of Musical Tempests"." The Journal of the Mediterranean Studies AssociationMediterranean Studies 15 (Spring, 2007 (came out)): 178-189.  [author's comments]
    Articles in Books
  • Harry Davidson. ""Potent Art or Rough Magic: The Conjuring of Musical Tempests"." Mediterranean Studies. Edited by Geraldo U. DeSousa. Manchester University Press vol. 15 2007: 178 - 189.
  • HL Davidson. ""Potent Art or Rough Magic: The Conjuring of Musical Tempests"." Mediterranean Studies. Edited by GU DeSousa. Manchester University Press vol. 15 2006: 178-189.

   Commissions:

  • Harry Davidson: Performances, 1999 - 2011, 2011/01/01
    with Harry L. Davidson
  • Harry Davidson: Artistic Direction, 2009, 2009/01/01
    with Harry L. Davidson
  • Harry Davidson: Artistic Direction, 2008, 2008/01/01
    with Harry L. Davidson
  • Harry Davidson: Artistic Direction, 2007, 2007/01/01
    with Harry L. Davidson
  • Harry Davidson: Artistic Direction, 2006, 2006/01/01
    with Harry L. Davidson
  • Harry Davidson: Directing, 2005, 2005/01/01
    with Harry L. Davidson

   Directing:
  • Directing, Cleveland State University, Cleveland Ohio, November 09, 2013
    The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra; Guest Conductor; Music by Beethoven and Hindemith
  • Directing, Duke University, Bone Hall, Biddle Music Building, March 10, 2013
    Guest Conductor: The Duke Medicine Orchestra; Music by Dvorak and Beethoven

   Artistic Direction:
  • Artistic Direction, Kulas Hall, Cleveland Ohio, February 27, 2013 - March 02, 2013
    Francis Poulenc: "Dialogues of the Carmelites." Opera in 3 Acts. The Cleveland Institute of Music Opera Theatre; Music Director and Conductor. 4 performances
  • Artistic Direction, Kulas Hall, Cleveland Ohio, November 06 -09, 2013
    Mozart: "Die Zauberflöte" ("The Magic Flute") Opera in 2 Acts; The Cleveland Institute of Music Opera Theatre; Music Director and Conductor; 4 Performances
  • Artistic Direction, Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, December 04, 2013
    The Duke Symphony Orchestra; Music Director and Conductor; All Wagner Concert; Music from "Lohengrin" and "Tristan und Isolde" and the Wesendonck Lieder, with mezzo soprano Irene Roberts.
  • Artistic Direction, Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, October 26, 2013
    Gala Ensemble Baldwin Opening Concert: Parents and Family Weekend Concert: Music by Wagner, Pärt, Jaffe, Beethoven
  • Artistic Direction, Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, September 18, 2013
    THe Duke Symphony Orchestra: Annual POPS Concert for the Community
  • Artistic Direction, Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, September 14, 2013
    Baldwin Auditorium Opening Gala; Faculty/Student Orchestra: Aaron Copland: "Appalachian Spring"
  • Artistic Direction, Page Auditorium, Duke University, April 17, 2013
    The Duke Symphony Orchestra; "Centennial Celebrations II" (Senior Night); Music by Verdi, Britten and Wagner
  • Artistic Direction, University of South Carolina at Beaufort, March 23, 2013
    The Duke Symphony Orchestra; Annual Benefit Concert for the Beaufort Memorial Keyserling Cancer Center and Healing Arts Program; Music by Debussy, Gluck/Wagner, Britten, Mozart, Verdi and Wagner
  • Artistic Direction, Page Auditorium, Duke University, March 06, 2013
    The Duke Symphony Orchestra: "Centennial Celebration I" Music Director and Conductor; Music by, Gluck/Wagner, Britten, Sibelius and Wagner
  • The Duke Symphony Orchestra, Page Auditorium, December 05, 2012
    "Nothing 'Pathetic' about these Three" Music by Debussy, Mozart and Tchaikovsky
  • The Cleveland Institute of Music Opera Theatre, The Cleveland Institute of Music, Kulas Hall, Cleveland Ohio, November 07, 2012 - November 10, 2012
    Domenico Cimarosa: "Il Matrimonio Segreto" (The Secret Marriage) complete opera in 2 acts, sung in Italian: CIM Orchestra: Music Director and Conductor
  • The Duke Symphony Orchestra, Duke University, Duke Chapel, October 27, 2012
    Annual Family Weekend Concert with the Chorale, Wind Symphony and Orchestra: selections by Haydn and Schumann.
  • The Duke Symphony Orchestra, Page Auditorium, October 03, 2012
    "Haydn, Mozart and Schumann's 'Eroica'" Symphonies by Haydn and Schumann and Mozart Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, featuring 3 members of the DSO violin section as soloists.
  • The Duke Symphony Orchestra, East Campus Quad, September 02, 2012
    Annual Labor Day Weekend POPS Concert for the Community: Selections include music from musicals, movies and light classical selections
  • The Duke Symphony Orchestra, Page Auditorium, April 11, 2012
    "Abundant Anniversaries Redux" Music by Jules Massenet, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Giovanni Gabrieli, and Claude Debussy ("L'Enfant Prodigue")
  • The Duke Symphony Orchestra, Beaufort High School Performing Arts Center, Beaufort, South Carolina, March 31, 2012
    9th Annual Tour Concert to Benefit the Keyeserling Cancer of Beaufort Memorial Hospital: Music by Beethoven, Mozart and Mendelssohn
  • The Duke Symphony Orchestra, Reynolds Theatre, March 14, 2012
    "Hommage à Mozart" - Music by Ibert, Barlow, Mendelssohn and Mozart
  • Harry Davidson: Artistic Direction, 2012, The Cleveland Institute of Music, Kulas Hall, Cleveland Ohio, February 29, 2012 - March 03, 2012
    with Harry L. Davidson


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