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January Concerts 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/music.

Sunday, Jan. 12

Beethoven on the Bluff III: Violin/Cello I

The third concert of the first season of Beethoven on the Bluff series, Violin/Cello I will include sonatas written by the composer as true duos for two star soloists. The featured pieces will be Sonata #4 for Violin and Piano, op. 23;
Sonata #5 for Violin and Piano, op. 24 Spring; and Two Sonatas for Cello and Piano, op. 5 (#1 and 2). Concert performers include David Allen Wehr, pianist and the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair; Noah Bendix-Balgley, violinist and concertmaster of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO); and Anne Martindale Williams, principal cellist for the PSO.

3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Suggested donation: $10. 

Thursday, Jan. 16

Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Workshop, featuring directors Mike Tomaro and Jeff Bush.

7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Suggested donation: $10.

Sunday, Jan. 26

Music on the Mount: Triano Woodwind Quintet

This series of free music concerts at Mt. Washington's Saint Mary of the Mount parish provides Duquesne music students with a community outreach opportunity and a music performance for the community to enjoy. This performance will feature director James Houlik, director and professor and co-chair of woodwinds at the Mary Pappert School of Music.

3 p.m., St. Mary of the Mount, Mount Washington, 403 Grandview Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.