Dr. Philip Cave

Associate Conductor for Chapel Music
Divinity School, 036 Westbook Building
Mailing Address: 

Box 90883 Durham, NC 27708

As associate conductor for Chapel Music, Dr. Philip Cave provides musical leadership of the Chapel’s Vespers Ensemble, and also directs the Chapel’s Bach Cantata Series and serves as a liaison for visiting choirs.

Prior to his appointment as at Duke Chapel, Dr. Cave was associate musician at Grace Church in New York City; he was also organist and choirmaster at All Souls Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., at Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill in Alexandria, Virginia, and at St. James’s Church in West Hartford, Connecticut. He has taught at the University of Oxford, Central Connecticut State University, Grinnell College, and The College of New Jersey, and was the artistic director of the Oxford Harmonic Society and of Alexandria Choral Society. He is a recipient of the Byrne Award from the London Handel Society and the Noah Greenberg Award from the American Musicological Society, and is also an honorary fellow of London’s Guild of St. Cecilia.

More information on Dr. Cave and his work can be found in his extended biography.