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PCAN Benefit: Celebrating the Great American Songbook

Mike Tomaro and the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra will present Celebrating the Great American Songbook: Then and Now on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Duquesne University Power Center Ballroom.

The concert marks the third annual fundraiser concert to benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PCAN). Tomaro established the fundraiser in honor of his late wife Nancy, who lost her battle with pancreatic cancer in 2010.

Featured vocalists include:

  • Donna Bailey
  • Maureen Budway
  • Lisa Bleil
  • Adam Brock
  • Tania Grubbs
  • Dane Vannatter

Admission to Celebrating the Great American Songbook is a suggested (tax-deductible) donation of $15 for adults 18 and over, and $10 for senior citizens and college students with a valid school ID. Attendees under 17 get in free. Additional donations to the PCAN are also tax-deductible

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.