Summer on the Bluff Concert Returns to Duquesne
Back by popular demand, the second Summer on the Bluff concert featuring artistic director and pianist David Allen Wehr returns to Duquesne University on Saturday, May 20.
Claude Bolling's Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio will be led by Lorna McGhee, principal flutist of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, who will be joined by jazz pianist Joe Utterback and Mary Pappert School of Music faculty Bill Purse on bass and Tom Wendt on drums.
Following international soprano Sari Gruber's rendition of Franz Schubert's Trockne Blumen, McGhee will join Wehr for to perform Schubert's Variations on Trockne Blumen for Flute and Piano. W.C. Handy's St. Louis Blues will also be on the concert agenda.
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