Arts in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is a city where the arts thrive. Duquesne University is located within walking distance of Heinz Hall, home to the GRAMMY Award-winning Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, as well as the Pittsburgh Opera and Pittsburgh Ballet. Home to jazz legends like Erroll Garner, Art Blakey, and Billy Strayhorn, the city also boasts a wide range of cultural amenities–theaters, world-class museums, and performance venues including the Andy Warhol Museum, Carnegie Museums, Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, and Heinz Hall. Music students benefit from these cultural outlets which, in addition to their educational value, provide unprecedented professional development.
Pittsburgh is a global leader in technology, robotics, health care and sustainability, not to mention our professional football, baseball, and hockey teams. Here you will find safe neighborhoods, a modest cost of living, and abundant arts and recreational opportunities throughout the city and surrounding areas.