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'A Holiday Postcard' Concert to Benefit Pancreatic Cancer Research

The Mary Pappert School of Music will celebrate the holiday season with festive music and a few surprises at A Holiday Postcard: A Concert Benefitting Pancreatic Cancer Research.

Featured performers will include School of Music faculty members Mike Tomaro, Joe Negri, Maureen Budway and Sean Jones as well as members of the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra, the Children's Festival Chorus and other featured guests.

The benefit concert, now in its second year, was established by Tomaro in honor of his late wife Nancy, who lost her battle with pancreatic cancer in 2010. All proceeds from the concert will benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

When:   Thursday, Nov. 29, at 8 p.m. 

Where:   The Power Center Ballroom, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.

Call 412.396.6080 or email musicevents@duq.edu by Nov. 21.
Suggested minimum donation: $10.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.