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December Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Wednesday, Dec. 2

Duquesne University Jazz Ensemble featuring director Mike Tomaro.

8 p.m., Room 322, Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested donation: $10.

Call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music for more information.

Thursday, Dec. 3

13th Annual Light-Up Night

Duquesne University and its Student Government Association will host the 13th annual Christmas Light-Up Night. Activities include Christmas carols, horse and carriage rides, crafts, desserts, Karaoke and photos with Santa. Proceeds from the event will benefit Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

4:30 p.m., Christmas carols, 5:15 p.m., Lighting of Campus, Academic Walk, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Call 412.396.6617 for more information.

Thursday, Dec. 3

The Duquesne Contemporary Ensemble featuring director David Cutler.

8 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested donation: $10.

Call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music for more information.

Friday, Dec. 4

Duquesne University Opera Workshop: Scenes Night

Featuring director Guenko Guechev.

8 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested donation: $10.

Call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 5

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra featuring Music Director Laureate Sidney Harth.

8 p.m., the Power Center Ballroom, Power Center, Duquesne University, Forbes Avenue at Chatham Square, Pittsburgh. Suggested donation: $10.

Call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music for more information.

Sunday, Dec. 6

O Come All Ye Faithful

This free Advent concert of inspirational choral music, instrumentals and sacred readings features works that range from medieval chant to contemporary hymns.

Performed by the Pappert Men’s Chorale, Pappert Women’s Chorale and the Voices of Spirit. Featuring artistic director and conductor Christine Jordanoff and assistant conductor Robert Kurth.

3 p.m., St. Paul Cathedral, Fifth Ave. at Craig St., Pittsburgh. Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music for more information.

Monday, Dec. 7

Classic Guitar Ensemble featuring director Michael Chapman.

8 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music for more information.

Tuesday, Dec. 15

The First Step: Business Startup Essentials

Designed to teach individuals about the process of starting a small business, this workshop will address the many issues that face entrepreneurs in today’s changing world. Topics include business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement and major components of the business plan, among others. Conducted by Duquesne University Small Business Development Center staff.

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 505, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave. Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.6233 or visit www.sbdc.duq.edu to register and for more information.

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