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Summer Music Series

2018 Schedule 

Looking for Summer Lessons?

*Activities listed below are day-camps.
Sorry, no overnight accomodations. Early drop-off and late pick-up are availble upon request (additional fees apply).


Summer Jazz Experience

June 25-29 | Mary Pappert School of Music

M-F  9am-5pm Daily + Concerts  |  Registration Fee $425 on or before June 1, 2018, $500 after.

CMC Summer - JAZZ Sessions

Kick-off the summer with our Summer Jazz Experience (SJE).  Participants enjoy making music with others in both big-band and small ensemble settings.  In this five-day event instrumentalists, ages 14-adult, can have fun learning and playing jazz, America's indigenous art music, in a relaxed and non-threatening environment with the best jazz musicians/educators in the Pittsburgh area!

Featuring faculty members of the department of Jazz Studies at Duquense University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

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Registration is now closed. Please consider participating in the Summer Jazz Experience in 2019!


Music Technology Summer Intensive

July 9-13 | Mary Pappert School of Music

M-F  9am-4pm Daily  |  Registration Fee $425 on or before May 1, 2018, $500 after.

CMC Summer - MTSI

Learn principles of audio engineering, mixing & mastering, electronic music composition and multi-media production.  Study with top educators in state-of-the-art recording studios and media labs.  This workshop will bridge the gap between musical and technological training! 

Featuring a recording masterclass with 5-time Grammy Award-winning engineer, Jay Dudt.

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Registration is now closed. Please consider participating in the Music Technology Summer Intensive in 2019!


PSO Brass Intensive

July 16-20 | Mary Pappert School of Music

M-F  10am-5pm Daily | Registration Fee $425 on or before June 15, 2018, $500 after.

CMC Summer - BRASS

Open to students entering grades 7-12. Daily activities include guided warmups and exercises, studio classes specific to each instrument, small ensembles and chamber groups, master classes, and guest artists.  Participants work toward a final performance at the end of the week.

Improve your skills this summer studying with members of the Grammy Award-winning Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra!

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Registration is now closed. Please consider participating in the PSO Brass Intensive in 2019!


Summer Vocal Intensive

July 16-20 | Mary Pappert School of Music

M-F  9am-4pm Daily | Registration Fee $425 on or before May 1, 2018, $500 after.

CMC Summer - Vocal

City Music Center's Summer Vocal Intensive is a 5-day program where participants will work to cultivate and strengthen the full performer! Throughout the week participants will be working on both solo and ensemble singing, developing healthy vocal technique, creating a character, staging and movement, and storytelling through song. The workshop is open to singers and performers between ages of 7 and 17. No prior singing experience is necessary.

Parents are invited to a concert performance on the final day of the intensive.

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Registration is now closed. Please consider participating in the Summer Vocal Intensive in 2019!


Guitar Day with Joe Negri
        a guitar and bass workshop

July 21 | Mary Pappert School of Music

Saturday  9:30am-5pm | Registration Fee $35 on or before July 20, 2018. $50 after - walk-ins welcome.

CMC Summer - GUITAR BASS

Join us for this exciting one-day event - everything guitar and bass, all styles, all ages. City Music Center of Duquesne University provides a positive, encouraging, and non-competitive learning environment through collaboration and high quality musical content.  

Featuring a masterclass with the legendary Joe Negri!
*Attend this portion for just $5. Check-in begins at 12:15pm.

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Registration is now closed. Please consider participating in the Guitar & Bass workshop in 2019!


Violin & Viola Boot Camp - 3 Sessions Available!

July 30 - August 3 | Mary Pappert School of Music
August 6-10 | Mary Pappert School of Music
August 13-17 | Mary Pappert School of Music

M-F  10am-5pm Daily  |  Registration Fees: $650 (1 Session)  |   $1,200 (2 Sessions) |   $1,700 (3 Sessions)
Register by July 15, 2018.

CMC Summer - VIOLIN Boot Camp

This week-long program is open to violinists and violists looking to gain extensive improvement in practicing efficiency equivalent to that of an entire school year. Included are group technique classes, masterclasses, and supervised practicing. Study with award-winning professors and world-class performers Charles Stegeman and Rachel Stegeman. 

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Registration is now closed. Please consider participating in the Violin & Viola Boot Camp in 2019!


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