Mary Pappert School of Music Hosts Summer Programs, Workshops
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.
Monday, July 1, and Tuesday, July 2
Band Instrument Repair Workshop
Presented with a hands-on approach to basic emergency repairs for brass, woodwind and percussion instruments, this workshop will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to identify performance problems and make simple repairs. Topics include woodwind pad replacement, key cork and neck cork replacement, water key repair and drum head replacement, among others. Featured instructors are Don Hollis and Jim Germann. Co-presented by Hollis & Germann Music with the Mary Pappert School of Music.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hollis & Germann Music, 4136 Library Road, Pittsburgh.
Cost: $395, which includes a kit of comprehensive kit of tools and materials for basic instrument repairs.
Saturday, July 20, and Sunday, July 21
The Duquesne Days of Summer: Technology and Guitar
This new, two-day workshop will include a variety of classes held on Saturday, and Sunday will feature a Gear Expo. Among the class offerings include hands-on courses in music technology and guitar, with classes ranging from digital audio basics to guitar effect pedal techniques. Expert advice will be provided for the beginner looking for inspiration, the student working hard on music over the summer or the professional trying to stay on the cutting edge. Presented by Duquesne University's City Music Center and Pianos N'Stuff.
Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $25 for students and educators, $50 general admission. Enrollment is limited.
Visit http://duqdaysofsummer.com or contact the City Music Center at 412.396.5872 for more information.