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April Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Friday, April 1, through Sunday, April 3

Emanuel Ax Plays Brahms

The Duquesne University Voices of Spirit choral ensemble, with conductor Dr. Caron Daley, will perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as part of the All University Choir. Under the direction of Emanuel Ax, they will perform O Fortuna.

Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m., Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh.

For more information and tickets, visit www.pittsburghsymphony.org or call 412.392.4900.


Monday, April 4

Classic Guitar Ensemble concert featuring conductor Michael Chapman.

7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Presented by the School of Music.

Admission: Free.

For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.


Wednesday, April 6

The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Pittsburgh)

Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $25.

For more information and to register, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu/events or call 412.396.1633.

 
Jazz Guitar Ensemble concert featuring conductor Kenneth Karsh.

7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Presented by the School of Music.

Admission: Free.

For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.


Thursday, April 7

First Step: Business Start-Up Essentials (Beaver)

Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

10 a.m. to noon, 798 Turnpike St., Beaver.

Cost: $25.

For more information and to register, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu/events or call 412.396.1633.


Adult Student Information Webinar: Undergraduate Programs

Participants will learn more about Duquesne University's undergraduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Center for Adult Learners.

12 to 12:30 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/adultlearners to register and for more information.


Friday, April 8

First Step: Business Start-Up Essentials (Butler)

Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

10 a.m. to noon, Butler County Chamber of Commerce, 101 E. Diamond St. Morgan Center, Lower Level Suite 116, Butler.

Cost:  $25.

For more information and to register, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu/events or call 412.396.1633.


Tuesday, April 12

Jazz Chamber Groups performance featuring artistic director Jeff Bush.

7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Presented by the School of Music.

Admission: Free.

For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

 
Thursday, April 14

Intercultural Community Living Lecture

Presented by the Rev. Anthony J. Gittins, C.S.Sp., professor emeritus of theology and culture and Emeritus Bishop F.X. Ford Professor of Missiology, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago. Dr. Ron Arnett, chair of communication and rhetorical studies at Duquesne University, will give a response to Gittins' lecture. Presented by the Duquesne University Center for Spiritan Studies.

4 to 5:30 p.m., Africa Room, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

For more information or to RSVP, visit www.duq.edu/css or call 412.396.4824.


Combined Choirs concert featuring conductor Dr. Caron Daley.

7:30 p.m., First English Evangelical Lutheran Church, 615 Grant St., Pittsburgh. Presented by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Admission: $10.

For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

 
Friday, April 15

The Ethics of Attorney Obligations Under Medicare's Secondary Player Act

Presented by the Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law. Presenters include attorneys Lee Davis and Marci Rubenstein.

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Africa Room, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost:

For more information, email wechtinstitute@duq.edu, call 412.396.1330 or visit www.duq.edu/forensics.


Percussion Ensemble concert featuring conductor Dennis Hoffmann.

7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Presented by the School of Music.

Admission: Free.

For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.


Saturday, April 16

28th Annual Spring Clean-Up

Volunteers from Duquesne University and the public are invited to help with clean-up projects in the Hill District and South Side neighborhoods. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Spiritan Campus Ministry in conjunction with the South Side and Greater Hill District neighborhoods.

9:30 a.m. Clean-Up, 1 p.m., lunch.

To register and for details on the Hill District clean-up site, call 412.396.1405 or email dimmaggi171@duq.edu. To register and for details on the South Side clean-up site, call 412.488.7490, x 236 or email saraha@ccicenter.org.


Sunday, April 17

Wind Symphony & Symphony Band concert featuring conductor Dr. Robert C. Cameron.

7:30 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Presented by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Admission: $10.

For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

 
Tuesday, April 19

QuickBooks: Advanced

This is the first in a two-part workshop series designed for QuickBooks PC users that will cover topics including how to set-up payroll, manage sales tax, inventory, time and billing, and payroll processing, among others. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

9 a.m. to noon, Room 505, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost:  $90.

For more information and to register, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu/events or call 412.396.1633.


Jazz Ensemble & Workshop with directors Mike Tomaro and Jeff Bush.

7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Presented by the School of Music.

Admission: $10.

For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

 
Friday, April 22

Opera Scenes Night

Opera Workshop featuring director Guenko Guechev.

7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Presented by the School of Music.

Admission: $10.

For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.


Monday, April 25

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra concert featuring conductor Jeffrey Turner.

7:30 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Chatham Sq. at Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Presented by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Admission: $10.

For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.


Tuesday, April 26

QuickBooks: Advanced

This is the second in a two-part workshop series designed for QuickBooks PC users that will cover topics including how to set-up payroll, manage sales tax, inventory, time and billing, and payroll processing, among others. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

9 a.m. to noon, Room 505, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost:  $90.

For more information and to register, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu/events or call 412.396.1633.


Thursday, April 28

Get Behind the Numbers & Increase Your Profits: Understanding Financial Statements

This hands-on workshop provides a step-by-step approach to explaining two important financial statements: profit and loss statement and balance sheet. A representative from Wilke & Associates will offer clear examples for using these statements to make informed decisions, identify potential problems within a business and set realistic financial goals. Attendees are asked to bring a calculator and a copy of their current financial statements. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $49.

For more information and to register, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu/events or call 412.396.1633.

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