July 2020 Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Wednesday, July 1
First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Webinar)
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, online.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.      

Thursday, July 2
How to Calculate PPP Forgiveness Amount (Webinar)
This webinar will provide business owners with a step-by-step guide to estimate their Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness amount. The forgiveness amount depends on many factors such as payroll costs, mortgage interest, rent, utilities and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
2 to 3 p.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.     

Monday, July 6, through Friday, July 10
Merging Sight & Sound - Music Tech Online Summer Intensive (Session One)
Get first-hand creative experience while exploring music and media production, MIDI sequencing, electronic composition and orchestration, arranging, sound design and foley, video editing and production. Study with music tech experts Bill Purse, Lynn Purse, and 5-time GRAMMY Award-winning engineer Jay Dudt, and learn how to get the most out of your music technology studio. Open to students entering grades 7-12. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily, online.
Cost: $350 for Session One, $350 for Session Two, or $600 for both sessions.
For more information and to register, visit the online intensive website.  

Steel City Brass Camp (Online)
Improve performance skills this summer studying online with members of the GRAMMY Award-winning Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Open to brass musicians entering grades 7-12. Daily online activities include guided warmup exercises, instrumental studio classes, master classes and more. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., daily, online.
Cost: $350.
For more information and to register, visit the camp website.  

Music Theory Boot Camp (Online)
Challenge yourself in an action-packed experience that brings music theory concepts into focus. Learn to read, identify and understand musical rhythms, intervals and harmony, pitch patterns, and melodies, as well as the history and evolution of music notation. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily, online.
Cost: $250.
For more information and to register, visit the camp website.  

Tuesday, July 7
How to Pivot to Hybrid or Digital Business Products and Services (Webinar)
This webinar will provide business owners with a plethora of digital products/services that they can provide both current and potential customers. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 to 11:30 a.m., online.
Cost: $35.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Graduate Information Session (Webinar)
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an online informational session to learn more about the School of Business' graduate programs and Duquesne University.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business.    

Monday, July 13, through Friday, July 17
Violin and Viola Boot Camp (Session One)
This program is open to violinists and violists entering grades 6-12 and college students looking to gain an extensive performance and practice experience equivalent to that of an entire school year. Included are group technique classes, master classes and supervised practice. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily, online.
Cost: For cost options for full and half-day sessions, visit the camp website.
For more information and to register, visit the camp website.  

Industry of Audio and Media - Music Tech Summer Online Intensive (Session Two)
Get first-hand experience with state-of-the-art recording techniques while learning about the business and science of recording and producing music media. Study principles of audio engineering, microphone placement, editing, mixing and mastering with music tech experts Thomas Kikta, Jesse Naus, and 5-time GRAMMY Award-winning engineer Jay Dudt. Learn how to get the most out of your home recording studio. Open to students entering grades 7-12. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily, online.
Cost: $350 for Session One, $350 for Session Two, $600 for both sessions.
For more information and to register, visit the online intensive website.  

Wednesday, July 15
Graduate Information Session (Webinar) Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an online informational session to learn more about the School of Business' graduate programs and Duquesne University.
Noon to 1 p.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business.    

Monday, July 20, through Friday, July 24
Violin and Viola Boot Camp (Session Two)
This program is open to violinists and violists entering grades 6-12 and college students looking to gain an extensive performance and practice experience equivalent to that of an entire school year. Included are group technique classes, master classes and supervised practice. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily, online.
Cost: For cost options for full and half-day sessions, visit the camp website.
For more information and to register, visit the camp website.  

Summer Percussion Camp (Online)
Learn about the diverse world of percussion in a fun and inspiring online experience. Students entering grades 7-12 enjoy focused sessions on orchestral percussion, drum set, marimba, world percussion and timpani. Attend online master-classes and take lessons with percussion experts and guest clinicians. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily, online.
Cost: $275.
For more information and to register, visit the camp website.  

Thursday, July 23
Intro to the Best eCommerce Platforms for Small Business (Online)
Attendees will learn about the eCommerce platforms available for small businesses and the best way to choose one. The speaker will be Ray Sidney-Smith, managing director of W3C Web Services. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 to 11:30 a.m., online.
Cost: $35.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Monday, July 27, through Friday, July 31
Violin and Viola Boot Camp (Session Three)
This program is open to violinists and violists entering grades 6-12 and college students looking to gain an extensive performance and practice experience equivalent to that of an entire school year. Included are group technique classes, master classes and supervised practice. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily, online.
Cost: For cost options for full and half-day sessions, visit the camp website.
For more information and to register, visit the camp website.

Thursday, July 30
School of Business Information Session for Active Military and Veteran Students
Active military and veteran students will learn more about degree offerings and Duquesne University. Sponsored by the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business.
Noon, online.
Cost: Free.
Register for the undergraduate webinar or graduate webinar online.

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