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Special Performance Highlights Works by Deans of Major Music Schools

Duquesne University’s Mary Pappert School of presents The Deans’ Concert, a special performance featuring music composed and performed by heads of prominent music schools and colleagues of Sidney Harth, director of orchestral activities for the music school.

Featuring the Duquesne University Symphony Orchestra conducted by Harth, the concert will highlight works by Ezra Laderman, composer and former dean, Yale School of Music; Robert Sirota, composer and president, Manhattan School of Music; and Marilyn Taft Thomas, composer and former head, Carnegie Mellon University School of Music. In addition, it will include a performance of Mozart’s Concerto No.14 in E Flat, KV 449 with piano solo by Dean Robert Blocker of the Yale University School of Music.

A $10 donation is suggested for admission. Proceeds from the event will go toward the Teresa and Sidney Harth Violin Scholarship at the Mary Pappert School of Music. A reception with the artists will follow the concert. For more information, call 412.396.6083 or e-mail tchakar689@duq.edu.

When: Sunday, March 30, at 8 p.m.

Where: Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh

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