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July Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Tuesday, July 3
First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Butler)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, Suite 116, Butler County Chamber of Commerce, 101 East Diamond St., Butler.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Monday, July 9, through Friday, July 13
Music Technology Summer Intensive
Participants will acquire basic skills in music technology and sound recording, including microphone selection and placement, navigating outboard gear and plug-ins, setting levels, capturing HD audio, using electronic keyboards and additional musical instrument digital interface controllers, and using Finale notation software. Students will also participate in a recording master class with five-time Grammy Award-winning engineer Jay Dudt. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
9 a.m., to 4 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $500.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/cmc.

Monday, July 9, through Friday, July 27
STAGES Theater Arts Summer Camp
Teens in the Greater Pittsburgh Area are invited to participate in this summer theater camp hosted by Duquesne's theater arts department. Qualifying students can attend for free. Lunches are included. No previous theater experience necessary.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Genesius Theater, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $300.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/summertheatercamp.

Tuesday, July 10
Paralegal Institute Open House
Paralegal prospective students are invited to attend the Paralegal Institute Open House to learn about coursework and training, meet administrators and faculty, and tour classrooms and Duquesne's campus. Lunch will be provided. Hosted by the School of Law.
Noon to 1 p.m., Libermann Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.law.duq.edu/experience-duquesne-law, email paralegal@duq.edu or call 412.396.1643.

Thursday, July 12
First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Wexford)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, Suite 100, Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber, 5000 Brooktree Rd., Wexford.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Brass Intensive
Activities include daily warmups and exercises, studio classes, master classes, small ensembles, chamber music and a final performance. Instruction will feature members of the two-time Grammy Award-winning Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Students must bring their own instrument. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $500.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/cmc.

Vocal Intensive
Throughout the week, participants will work 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 seven and 17. No prior singing experience is necessary. Parents are invited to a concert performance on the final day of the intensive. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $500.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/cmc.

Thursday, July 19
Make the World Your Market
Topics addressed during this workshop include global market opportunities, international shipping and payment, international legal aspects and lessons learned from a female-owned exporting business, among others. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 505, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $49.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Saturday, July 21
Guitar Day with Joe Negri: A Guitar and Bass Workshop
This one-day workshop features a wide selection of coaching styles for guitarists and bassists, while promoting a positive, encouraging and non-competitive learning environment. Guitar legend Joe Negri will instruct participants during an hour-long master class. Students must bring their own instrument. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $35 on or before July 13; $50 after.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/cmc.

Tuesday, July 24
Paralegal Institute Open House
Paralegal prospective students are invited to attend the Paralegal Institute Open House to learn about coursework and training, meet administrators and faculty, and tour classrooms and Duquesne's campus. Lunch will be provided. Hosted by the School of Law.
Noon to 1 p.m., Libermann Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.law.duq.edu/experience-duquesne-law, email paralegal@duq.edu or call 412.396.1643.

Sunday, July 29
Moscow on the Bluff Concert I: Summertime
Soprano Sari Gruber, pianist Joe Utterback and bass guitarist Bill Purse will perform some of American composer George Gershwin's most famous songs, including Someone to Watch Over Me and Summertime. Gruber will also team up with David Allen Wehr, professor of piano in the Mary Pappert School of Music, to perform the works of Russian pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff. During the pre-concert discussion, Wehr and Utterback will discuss Gershwin's music and his Russian heritage.
3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $15 reserved seating.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Monday, July 30, through Friday, August 3
Violin and Viola Boot Camp: Session I
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. Participants will study with award-winning professors and world-class performers Charles Stegeman and Rachel Stegeman. Students must bring their own instrument. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $650 for one session; $1,200 for two sessions; $1,700 for three sessions.

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