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October Concerts Hosted by Duquesne’s 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 email bromleyc@duq.edu.

Thursday, Oct. 1

Wind Symphony and Symphony Band featuring director Robert Cameron and guest conductor Jonathan Mitchell.

8 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested Donation: $10.

Saturday, Oct. 3

A Musical Tribute to Mr. Wonderful

A benefit organized to honor the late Nicholas Jordanoff, former director of music admissions at Duquesne’s School of Music. Tony Mowod will be master of ceremonies for this jazz concert, which includes performances by the Duquesne University Jazz Ensemble, Catch 22 and others. Proceeds benefit the Nicholas Jordanoff Jazz Trumpet Scholarship. Reservations required.

7 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $75.

Sunday, Oct. 4

Music on the Mount: Resounding Brass with Organ

3 p.m., St. Mary on the Mount, 403 Grandview Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free.

Friday, Oct. 9

Aria Night with the Duquesne University Opera Workshop, featuring director Guenko Guechev.

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

Sunday, Oct. 11

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra performance featuring music director laureate Sidney Harth. Music includes works by Beethoven, Mihaud and von Weber.

8 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested Donation: $10.

Thursday, Oct. 15

Contemporary Ensemble performance featuring co-directors Patrick Burke and David Cutler.

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

Sunday, Oct. 18

Musique on the Bluff: The French Seasons presents Chausson Showcase

Chausson’s dazzling Double Concerto showcases violinist Charles Stegeman and pianist David Allen Wehr; the Septet by Saint-Saëns features trumpeter Neal Berntsen; and Wehr offers Debussy’s Suite Bergamasque, which includes the ever-popular Clair de lune, and the brilliant Isle of Joy. Visit www.duq.edu/french-seasons for additional program details. A pre-concert event will feature French harpsichord music played by Rebecca Rollett, adjunct professor of harpsichord and Baroque studies.

2:15 p.m., pre-concert event, 3 p.m., concert,

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

Wednesday, Oct. 21

Art of the Fugue featuring pianist Jon Gillock and Dean Kauffman.

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

Sunday, Oct. 25

Kaleidoscope by Israel Kremen with special guest pianist Irene Portenko.

2:50 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested Donation: $10.

Tuesday, Oct. 27

Jazz Ensemble’s Cheryl Bailey CD Release party.

7:30 p.m., Manchester Craftsmens Guild, 1815 Metropolitan St., Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free.

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