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Guitar Day with Joe Negri

a guitar and bass workshop

July 21, 2018  |  Mary Pappert School of Music
     *workshop runs from 9am - 5pm.
      Download the workshop schedule

Students must be entering grade 8+
Participants must bring their own guitar or bass.
University students, adults and professionals are welcome to attend.

Early Registration $35 (on or before July 13, 2018)

*Standard Registration $50 after July 13, 2018 - Walk-ins welcome.


Joe Negri Masterclass

City Music Center of Duquesne University's summer music series provides a positive, encouraging, and non-competitive learning environment through collaboration and high quality musical content. Since 1986, this particular workshop has offered focused studies and has inspired musicians of all ages, professional and non-professional, by offering a wide selection of coaching styles for the guitarist and bassist.

Bill Purse Guitar Technology

Join us for an exciting one-day event! Everything guitar and bass, all styles, all ages!

Participating DU faculty: Bill Purse, Tom Kikta, Eric Susoeff, Brian Stahurski, and Jeff Mangone.

Bill Purse

Tom Kikta

Jeff Mangone


"Duquesne's Guitar Workshop offers an unparalleled experience for musicians of all levels. The opportunity to learn, grow and thrive in this environment is only matched by the enviable opportunity to pick the brains of some today's finest musical minds."
        ~ Wolf Marshall

"The Duquesne University Guitar and Bass Workshop is one of today's important contributors to guitar education; the dedication and expertise of the faculty is outstanding. As always, I look forward to teaching and sharing the music with dedicated guitar enthusiasts."
        ~ Henry Johnson

"Duquesne University has been a pioneer in bringing music technology into the classroom, and it also boasts one of the top five guitar and electric bass programs in the nation. It's a birthplace for the future leaders of the music world."
        ~ Bill Schultz, late President and CEO, Fender Musical Instruments | Duquesne University alumnus