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October 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.

Saturday, Oct. 1

New Century Saxophone Quartet performance

8 p.m., the Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Suggested donation: $10.

Sunday, Oct. 2

Music on the Mount: A Vocal Showcase

Music on the Mount, a series of free chamber music concerts at Mt. Washington’s Saint Mary of the Mount Parish, is organized by Mary Pappert School of Music Director of Choral Organizations Christine Jordanoff, with the assistance of the Rev. Michael J. Stumpf, pastor of St. Mary’s, and the parish’s Director of Liturgical Music Amanda Plazek.

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

Sunday, Oct. 9

Dvořák at Duquesne: Sound-Czech (Trios)

The second in a four-concert series showcasing the works of composer Antonin Dvořák, this performance will feature piano trios including Sonatina in G Major for Violin and Piano, op. 100; Piano Trio in E Minor , op. 90 Dumky; and Piano Trio in F Minor, op. 65. A special performance of Dvořák’s Gypsy Songs by international opera soprano Sari Gruber and pianist Dr. Benjamin Binder will precede the concert.

2:15 p.m., Gruber and Binder performance, 3 p.m. Sound-Czech concert, PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested donation: $10.

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Duquesne University Jazz Ensemble featuring director Mike Tomaro.

8 p.m., the Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Suggested donation: $10.

Sunday, Oct. 16

Duquesne University Symphony Orchestra featuring conductor Jeffrey Turner.

8 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested donation: $10.

Saturday, Oct. 22

Faculty Recital featuring cellist Adam Liu.

8 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested donation: $10.

Sunday, Oct. 23

Duquesne University Wind Symphony and Symphony Band featuring director Robert Cameron.

8 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested donation: $10.

Saturday, Oct. 29

Duquesne University Voices of Spirit and Pappert Chorales featuring conductors Christine Jordanoff and Robert Kurth.

8 p.m., St. Mary of the Mount, Mount Washington, 403 Grandview Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested donation: $10.

Sunday, Oct. 30

Faculty Recital featuring pianist Kenneth Burky.

3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested donation: $10.

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