Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

I am immensely proud of my native city and am thrilled to invite you to join me in Macon, Georgia, on Saturday, February 21, 2015, as the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University officially marks the grand opening of its new home, the Bell House. 

— Robert McDuffie

Listen to an interview with Robert McDuffie about the Center and the February 21 concert with actress, activist and social commentator Anna Deavere Smith.

Read the transcript of Robert McDuffie's 2011 convocation address to students of the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver.

Read testimonials from our recent graduates!
Joelle Arnhold, Center '10, currently in the DMA residency at Peabody Institute
Emily Brandenburg, Center '13, currently a Masters candidate at New England Conservatory

The Robert McDuffie Center for Strings educates exceptionally gifted student musicians and builds programs of international merit with the generous help of individuals, foundations and corporations. Be a part of our students' success stories by contributing financially and designating your gift to the McDuffie Center for Strings. Please email for more information. Gifts are tax-deductible and greatly appreciated.


Welcome to the Center for Strings

Welcome! Click here to read a message from Amy Schwartz Moretti, Director of the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

Bell House Grand Opening Celebration - Saturday, February 21 - 7:30 p.m.

Beulahland Bible Church - 1010 Newberg Avenue, Macon, GA - FREE ticketed event

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