orchestra and choirs performing on stage
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Duquesne's ensembles will provide you with the finest university-level performing experiences available, preparing you for your career as a professional musician. As a member, you will perform on campus, as well as at some of the best venues for music in the city. Our students have performed at Heinz Hall, Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland, Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall, the August Wilson Center, the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, and many more. Additionally, our ensembles have performed outside the Pittsburgh area, as well, in venues including (but not limited to) Carnegie Hall in New York City, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Lincoln Center, and various regional and state music conferences.

symphony orchestra 

Daniel Meyer, Director of Orchestral Activities

wind ensembles 

Dr. Robert Cameron, conductor

jazz ensembles 

Mike Tomaro and Jeff Bush, conductors

choral ensembles 

Dr. Caron Daley, Director of Choral Activities

opera workshop 

Meghan DeWald, conductor

classical guitar ensemble 

Thomas Kikta, conductor

jazz guitar ensemble 

Kenneth Karsh, conductor

electronic ensemble 

Lynn Purse, conductor

percussion ensemble 

Dennis Hoffmann, conductor

brass ensembles 

James Nova, brass area coordinator

chamber music