January 2019 Events 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/musicevents.
Saturday, Jan. 12
Choral Kaleidoscope Choral Kaleidoscope
is a professional development event exploring the multi-faceted choral educators, conductors and church musicians. This year's guest clinician, Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt, professor emeritus at the University of Toronto, will present on rehearsal technique and podium leadership, and will conduct a master class with the Duquesne Voices of Spirit. Act 48 credits are available through the American Choral Directors Association of Pennsylvania.
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
$60 registration fee online, $65 fee on site.
Friday, Jan. 18
Hosted by Duquesne University's music therapy program, the community drum circle emphasizes building community, listening and playing together, and creating a safe and enjoyable musical experience for all. No experience necessary.
7 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Sunday, Jan. 20
Moscow on the Bluff-Concert IV: Pictures at an Exhibition
Russian composer Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky's masterpiece Pictures at an Exhibition will be played by David Allen Wehr, professor of piano and chair of the Performance Department in Duquesne's Mary Pappert School of Music. Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) principle flutist Lorna McGhee will join Wehr for a performance of Sergei Prokofieff's lyrical Sonata and Flute for Piano. PSO principle cellist Anne Martindale Williams will also join McGhee and Wehr for a performance of Sergei Rachmaninoff's Sonata. Before the concert, McGhee and Wehr will discuss McGhee's career as one of the world's premier flutists.
3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $15 reserved seating. For tickets, visit the event website.
Wednesday, Jan, 30
This concert will feature pianist Barbara Nissman.
3 p.m., Room 206, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Thursday, Jan. 31
This concert will feature the Duquesne jazz ensembles, led by Mike Tomaro, program director of jazz studies, and directed by Jeff Bush.
7:30 p.m., Duquesne Student Union Ballroom, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
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