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Chopin & Schumann on the Bluff, Year 2 has concluded.

Check back for information regarding next year's Music on the Bluff Series!

Admission Information

Upcoming Bluff Series Events

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Admission to the Bluff Series

All Music on the Bluff concerts are held in PNC Recital Hall, located on the first floor of the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Season passes may be purchased on or before the first concert of each series, or individual concert admission may be purchased. (Season pass holders are eligible to renew their same seat each year before admission goes on sale to the general public.

Admission typically begins in late summer. 


Parking is available in the Forbes Avenue Parking Garage. You may also park in the Locust Street Parking Garage by crossing over on the seventh floor of the Forbes Avenue Parking Garage (only lease holders may enter at the Locust Garage entrance). In the event that a higher event rate is enforced during a Bluff Series concert, the School of Music will provide patrons an Affiliated Rate Ticket, which will reduce the parking rate to standard weekend/evening rate.

Bluff Series Email List

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Questions About Attending a Bluff Series Concert?

We're always happy to help. Please call during regular business hours or email us anytime.

Concert Information

Inside the Bluff Series

Prior to each concert this year, David Allen Wehr will talk on stage with one of the concert's performers about the music the you will hear. This inside look at the repertoire will provide a deeper understanding of the music, how and why the composer chose to write what they wrote, and even give you a peek inside the preparation our musicians go through prior to the concert.

Livestream Information

This year, we will be using our IEMMA Broadcast Network (Institute of Entertainment, Music, and Media Arts) to livestream each of the Bluff Series concerts and their preceding pre-concert talks. To watch, click the button below at 2:30 p.m. on each concert day.

Meet & Greet the Artists

After each performance, you are invited to join us in the PNC Recital Hall Lobby to meet and talk with our amazing musicians. Light refreshments will be served.

David Allen Wehr

Artistic Director

David Allen Wehr serves as Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University, where he holds the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair. He has performed over 1,400 concerts in 30 countries as soloist and chamber music artist since winning the Gold Medal at the 1987 Santander International Piano Competition in Spain. He is Artistic Director of the popular Music on the Bluff chamber music series at Duquesne. Wehr’s discography consists of over 20 albums, including the complete Beethoven Sonata Cycle.