Sept. 2019 Events Hosted by the Mary Pappert School of Music

For the most up-to-date performance and recital information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Saturday, Sept. 7
City Music Center Open House
Join faculty, staff, students and families for City Music Center's Open House. Enjoy live music from current students, as well as faculty presentations on eurhythmics, musicianship and socialization through music. 2:30 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.
RSVP online.  

Sunday, Sept. 8
Best of the Bluff, Season One: Sextet in the City
This concert will feature Mary Pappert School of Music faculty and members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra playing the music of German composer Johannes Brahms. The repertoire will include Two Sextets for Strings, Sextet for Piano and Winds, and Introduction and Allegro. During the pre-concert discussion, Interim Dean David Allen Wehr will chat with violinist David Harding about his chamber music career.
2:30 p.m., pre-concert discussion, 3 to 5 p.m., concert, PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
General Admission: $15.
For tickets, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.  

Tuesday, Sept. 10
Uptown Jazz Series: Local Legends-The Music of Billy Strayhorn
This concert will feature Mary Pappert School of Music jazz faculty playing the music of American jazz pianist Billy Strayhorn.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
General Admission: $10.
For tickets, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.  

Friday, Sept. 13
Drum Circle
Hosted by Duquesne University's music therapy program, the community drum circle places emphasis on building community, listening and playing together, and creating a safe and enjoyable musical experience for all. No experience necessary.
7 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.  

Tuesday, Sept. 17
Guest Artist Performance: Navy Brass Quintet
The world-renowned Navy Band Brass Quintet will stop at Duquesne on its 2019 National Tour. Since 1971, the Navy Band Brass Quintet has performed at ceremonies and events throughout the Washington, D.C. area, including high visibility performances at the White House, Pentagon, State Department and Washington Navy Yard. The quintet's repertoire includes over 400 works spanning six centuries, with many compositions arranged by its members.
7 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.  

Wednesday, Sept. 18
Master Class: Matt Bengtson, Piano
Critically acclaimed as a "musician's pianist," Matthew Bengtson has a unique combination of musical talents ranging from extraordinary pianist, to composer, analyst, writer, scholar of performance practice and educator. Join Bengtson and the Mary Pappert School of Music for a special master class.
3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.  

Sunday, Sept. 22
Wind Ensembles
This concert will feature Dr. Robert C. Cameron, director of bands. The repertoire will include La Procession du Rocio, Fanfare and Allegro, Harvest Hymn, A Festival Prelude and more.
7:30 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland.
General Admission: $10.
For tickets, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.  

Wednesday, Sept. 25
Master Class: Kieran J. Hanlon, Bass
Join the Mary Pappert School of Music for a master class with experienced orchestral performer Kieran J. Hanlon.
6 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.  

Sunday, Sept. 29
Best of the Bluff, Season One: Beethoven at 250, Part One
This concert will feature Mary Pappert School of Music faculty and performers from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) playing the works of Ludwig van Beethoven. Over the next two concert seasons, much of Beethoven's solo piano and chamber music will be re-visited. In this concert, PSO Principal Cellist Anne Martindale Williams joins Interim Dean David Allen Wehr for Beethoven's first and last cello-piano sonatas. Williams and Wehr will engage in the pre-concert discussion.
2:30 p.m., pre-concert discussion, 3 to 5 p.m., concert, PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
General Admission: $15.
For tickets, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.  

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