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Summer Music Series

Music Technology2018 Schedule 

Jazz Summer Session 

June 25-29 | Mary Pappert School of Music

M-F  9am-5pm Daily

CMC Summer - JAZZ Sessions

Kick-off the summer with our Jazz Summer Session hosted by Mike Tomaro and members of the jazz faculty at the Mary Pappert School of Music. Participants enjoy making music with others in both big-band and small ensemble settings.  This camp includes daily jazz history and theory classes and masterclasses with guest artists as well as faculty and participant concerts. 

Registration opens soon!

Music Technology Summer Intensive

July 9-13 | Mary Pappert School of Music

M-F  9am-4pm Daily  |  Registration Fee $425 on or before May 1, 2018, $500 after.

CMC Summer - MTSI

Learn principles of audio engineering, mixing & mastering, electronic music composition and multi-media production.  Study with top educators in state-of-the-art recording studios and media labs.  This workshop will bridge the gap between musical and technological training! 

Featuring a recording masterclass with 5-time Grammy Award-winning engineer, Jay Dudt.

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PSO Brass Intensive

July 16-20 | Mary Pappert School of Music

M-F  9am-5pm Daily

CMC Summer - BRASS

Improve your technique studying with members of the Grammy Award-winning Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra!  Open to students entering grades 7-12. 

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Vocal Intensive

July 16-20 | Mary Pappert School of Music

M-F  9am-4pm Daily

CMC Summer - Vocal

City Music Center's Summer Vocal Intensive is a 5-day program where participants will work to cultivate and strengthen the full performer! Throughout the week participants will be working 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 of 7 and 17. No prior singing experience is necessary. Parents are invited to a concert performance on the final day of the intensive.

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Guitar Day with Joe Negri
        a guitar and bass workshop

July 21 | Mary Papeprt School of Music

Saturday  9am-5pm


Join us for this exciting one-day event featuring a masterclass with the legendary Joe Negri! Everything guitar and bass, all styles, all ages. City Music Center of Duquesne University provides a positive, encouraging, and non-competitive learning environment through collaboration and high quality musical content.  

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Violin & Viola Boot Camp - 3 Sessions Available!

July 30 - August 3 | Mary Pappert School of Music
August 6-10 | Mary Pappert School of Music
August 13-17 | Mary Pappert School of Music

M-F  10am-5pm Daily

CMC Summer - VIOLIN Boot Camp

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. Study with award-winning professors and world-class performers Charles Stegeman and Rachel Stegeman. 

Registration opens soon...