About Dr Michael Duke

Michael has enjoyed an extensive performance career both in Australia and abroad. He has performed with many of Australia’s premier orchestras, including the Sydney Symphony, Melbourne Symphony, Orchestra Victoria, the Australian Philharmonic and Pops Orchestra and the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

Michael Duke completed his Bachelor of Music degree with honors at Victorian College of the Arts under the instruction of saxophonist Graeme Shilton. He then received both master's and doctorate degrees in music performance from Indiana University, studying under renowned classical saxophonists Eugene Rousseau, Thomas Walsh, Jean-Yves Fourmeau and Arno Bornkamp. While pursuing jazz studies at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Michael studied with Shannon LeClaire, Jim Odgren and George Garzone and performed in the ensembles of Phil Wilson, Greg Hopkins, Victor Mendoza and Joe Lovano.


Contact: michael.duke@sydney.edu.au

For details of previous thesis topics I have supervised, search on my name at http://music.sydney.edu.au/research/research-activities/postgraduate-research-students/current-postgraduate-research-students/

Selected publications

  For more information about publications see my academic profile.