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March 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.

Friday, March 1
Tranzient Ensemble
7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.

Sunday, March 3
Moscow on the Bluff Concert V: Nissman Plays Prokofieff
This concert will feature pianist Barbara Nissman playing the works of Russian composer Sergei Prokofieff. Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra principal viola Randolph Kelly, and Duquesne Piano Professor and Chair David Allen Wehr will present two cornerstone sonatas of the viola repertoire by Mikhail Glinka (known as the Father of Russian Music) and Dmitri Shostakovich. During the pre-concert discussion, Wehr will visit with Nissman and discuss her current Prokofieff recording project.
3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $15.
For tickets, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.  

Monday, March 18
Uptown Jazz Series: Giants of Jazz-Bill Evans and Joe Henderson
This concert will feature the music of Bill Evans and Joe Henderson performed by members of the Mary Pappert School of Music faculty.
7:30 p.m., Genesius Theater, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.
For tickets, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Wednesday, March 20
Guest Artist Concert
This guest artist concert will feature pianist Mark Valenti.
3 p.m., Room 206, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.

Guest Artist Concert
This guest artist concert will feature euphonium player David Kassler.
5 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.

Friday, March 22
Drum Circle
Hosted by Duquesne University's music therapy program, the community drum circle places emphasis on 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.
Admission: Free.

Sunday, March 24
Voices of Spirit
This choral concert will feature the Duquesne Voices of Spirit, directed by Dr. Caron Daley, director of choral activities.
4 p.m., Mary Queen of Peace Church, 4423 Pearl Rd., Cleveland.
Admission: By free-will offering.

Wednesday, March 27
Brass Ensembles
This concert will feature the Duquesne Brass Band, directed by James Nova, brass area coordinator.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.

Thursday, March 28
Jazz Ensemble 1
This concert will feature Duquesne's Jazz Ensemble I, directed by Mike Tomaro, program director of jazz studies.
7:30 p.m., Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.

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