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February 2018 Events Hosted by the Mary Pappert School of Music

For the most up-to-date performance and recital information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Thursday, Feb. 1
The Strings of West Africa: A Presentation of Traditional Music from Senegal
Join music student Julie Chiem as she presents a concert of traditional music from Senegal as part of her Duquesne Endowed Honors Fellowship. The project grant was awarded to help de-stigmatize Africa, in part by showing that their music is more than just drumming and that it can be just as deeply intricate and intellectual as Western art music. She will be performing some traditional pieces on the kora, a West African harp.
7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.

Friday, Feb. 2
Wind Ensembles
A concert featuring the Duquesne Wind Symphony and Symphony Band, conducted by Dr. Robert Cameron.
7:30 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland.
Cost: $10.

Saturday, Feb. 3
A.L.L. Series- Edvard Grieg, Son of Norway
A selection of Edvard Grieg's "Lyric Pieces" will be played and discussed. Featuring David Allen Wehr.
2 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $15 at the door; $10 if registered in advance.
To register, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

A student recital, featuring saxophonist Andrew Rozsas.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.

Monday, Feb. 5
A guest artist master class and concert, featuring Spanish hornist Javier Bonet and pianist Miriam Gomez-Moran.
4:30 p.m. master class; 6 p.m. recital, Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.

A faculty recital, featuring cellist Adam Liu.
7:30 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $10.

Friday, Feb. 9
Alexander's Feast
In a rare staged production led by director Meghan Althouse, the Voices of Spirit under Dr. Caron Daley and the Duquesne Chamber Orchestra under Daniel Meyer, this ode to St. Cecilia will come to life in the beautiful Art Deco ballroom in Oakland's historic Twentieth Century Club. Featuring an opera workshop, the Duquesne Symphony Orchestra and the Duquesne Choirs.
7:30 p.m., Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Blvd., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $10.

Saturday, Feb. 10
Alexander's Feast
In a rare staged production led by director Meghan Althouse, the Voices of Spirit under Dr. Caron Daley and the Duquesne Chamber Orchestra under Daniel Meyer, this ode to St. Cecilia will come to life in the beautiful Art Deco ballroom in Oakland's historic Twentieth Century Club. Featuring an opera workshop, the Duquesne Symphony Orchestra and the Duquesne Choirs.
2 p.m., Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Blvd., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $10.

Sunday, Feb. 11
Music on the Mount: My Funny Valentine
3 p.m., St. Mary of the Mount Parish, 403 Grandview Ave., Mt. Washington.
Cost: Free.

Tuesday, Feb. 13
A student recital, featuring guitarist John Wilcox.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.

Thursday, Feb. 15
Songwriter Showcase
The Songwriter Showcase features original songs of various styles and genres written and performed by undergraduate students. Dr. Rachel Whitcomb, associate professor of music education, singer-songwriter and coordinator of the event, will also perform.
7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $10.

Friday, Feb. 16
The Duke's Music: Vienna and Beyond
The Duke's Music is a new performing ensemble at Duquesne University, dedicated to performing baroque music on instruments of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, just as Marquis Duquesne would have heard. Featuring Dr. Paul Miller, baroque violin and viola d'amore; Justin Wallace, hardpsichord; and Patty Halverson, viola da gamba.
7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.
Cost: $10.

Sunday, Feb. 18
Pittsburgh Double Bass Symposium
This all-day event features master classes and recitals by the world's best bass players.
10 a.m. to 10 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.

Monday, Feb. 19
Wind Symphony
This Presidents' Day concert, featuring conductor Dr. Robert C. Cameron, will showcase the work of Don Gillis, Jerry Bilik, Walter Rogers and Aaron Copland.
7 p.m., Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie.
Cost: $20 at the door, $15 in advance, $5 for youth 12 and under.
To order tickets, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Uptown Jazz Series
A hard bop concert, featuring artistic director Mike Tomaro.
7:30 p.m., Genesius Theater, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $10.

Tuesday, Feb. 20
A Duquesne Symphony Orchestra concert, featuring Daniel Meyer, director of orchestral activities.
7:30 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland.
Cost: $10.

Thursday, Feb. 22
Jazz Ensemble I
Featuring Mike Tomaro, program director of jazz studies.
7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $10.

Friday, Feb. 23
A student recital, featuring pianist Maja Petrovic.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.

Saturday, Feb. 24
A student recital, featuring pianist Claire Falvo and vocalist Anna Osiol.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.

Sunday, Feb. 25
A student recital, featuring pianist Hoang Le Pham.
10:30 a.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.

A student recital, featuring pianist Garrett Shafer.
1:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.

Guest artist Abbie Conant will perform William Osborne's Aletheia.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Tuesday, Feb. 27
Schubert on the Bluff-Concert XI Violin/Piano II
Berlin Philharmonic Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley makes his only Pittsburgh appearance this season to complete the Schubert violin/piano cycle with David Allen Wehr, playing the inspired Fantasy, the melodious Grand Duo and the tempestuous Sonata in G Minor. Debussy's remaining chamber sonatas will be performed, with Gretchen Van Hoesen leading her ensemble in the trio sonata, one of her longtime specialties. There will be no pre-concert talk. This concert is sold out.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

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