Duke University Chapel, 401 Chapel Drive, Durham, is often filled with music, and much of the time it’s available for the public to listen to, for free. During weekdays, there is typically a 15-minute Carillon recita at 5 p.m.
Events at Duke Chapel
See all upcoming events on the Duke University Chapel website.
Here’s some of what’s coming up:
Organ Recital Series: Peter Richard Conte—Accompanying the Silent Film ‘The Phantom of the Opera’
Sunday, October 1, 2023
Watch a classic horror film in the darkened Duke Chapel with a live, improvised soundtrack. Organist Peter Richard Conte will accompany the silent film “The Phantom of the Opera” (1925) at this special concert in our Organ Recital Series. Conte, one the most admired “orchestral” organists of this era, has presided over the world’s largest fully functioning musical instrument at Macy’s Center City in Philadelphia since 1989.
Docent-Led Tour of Duke Chapel
Learn about the history, architecture, and life of Duke Chapel in this tour, which is free and open to the public. The tour begins at 12:15 p.m., or immediately following the conclusion of the Sunday morning service, and lasts approximately forty-five minutes. No reservation is required but if you plan to bring a large group please notify the Chapel in advance. Meet the docent on the front steps of the Chapel.
Parking at Duke Chapel
Paid parking is available on a first come, first served basis in the Bryan Center Parking Lot at 125 Science Drive. ADA parking is available in the Bryan Center Surface Lot at the same address.
Health Measures at Duke Chapel
Duke Chapel abides by the health measures that are in effect at Duke University. Read about the current health measures.
Upcoming Events in the TriangleCheck out our full events calendar, where you can enter any date, or look at the events for the next few days here:
Monday, October 2, 2023
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Wednesday, October 4, 2023