Dr. Philip Cave

Divinity School, 036 Westbook Building
Mailing Address: 

Box 90974
Durham, NC 27708

As conductor-in-residence, Dr. Philip Cave provides artistic and educational leadership for programs and performances relating to his expertise in early music. This includes directing the Chapel’s Vespers Ensemble, Bach Cantata Series, and Chorworks summer program for emerging singers.

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.