Music For Adults

Classroom Options

*Classes listed run on Saturdays during the academic year.

Music Theory Express

  • Music Theory Express - 1:00-1:55pm | room 209
    Registration: $165.00/semester, $300.00/year
    Brian Buckley (instructor)
    Fast-track your learning of essential musicianship skills (notation, scales, intervals, and chords). Basic rhythm skills and meter studies, and basic sight-singing and solfege skills are developed in the course. Intended for musically inclined adults with little to no prior theory training. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to interpret all aspects of musical notation, understand and utilize in practice basic concepts of harmony, and audiate simple scores at sight.
    FALL 2019 Class Dates: Saturdays beginning 9/21-11/23 (10 sessions)
    SPRING 2020 Class Dates: Saturdays beginning 1/11-3/21 (10 sessions)


Ensemble Options

Classical Guitar Ensemble

Classical Guitar Ensemble

  • Classical Guitar Ensemble - 12:00-12:55pm | room 107
    September 7, 2019 - May 16, 2020 (30 weeks, includes 2 concerts).
    Registration: $250.00/semester, $425.00/Academic Year
    Eric Brockschmidt (instructor)

    Enjoy making music with other guitarists under the direction of an ensemble coach. This ensemble class focuses on technique and repertoire of various Classical Guitar styles and genres.  Participants are encouraged to work with their coach to select music that interests them. Collaborate with others in weekly rehearsals and work toward a formal performance at the end of each semester (December and May).  Participants must have their own guitar to participate in this ensemble. Fall and spring semester registration available.
    *Ensemble rehearses on Saturdays and follows the CMC Academic Calendar.


University Singers
- multi-generational community choir -

University Singers

The Duquesne University Singers engages alumni, community members, faculty, staff and students in inspiring choral experiences. Prospective singers should have prior choral experience and basic music reading skills.

Learn more about how to join.

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