Feb. 2020 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.

Monday, Feb. 3
Founder's Week World Music Concert
Join the Mary Pappert School of Music for a world music concert celebrating Founders Week, directed by Joseph Sheehan. Founders Week is Duquesne's annual celebration of its Catholic Spiritan founders.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/foundersweek.  

Tuesday, Feb. 4
An Evening of Clarinet and Bassoon Chamber Music
Join the Mary Pappert School of Music for this concert featuring Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra members clarinetist Ron Samuels and bassoonist Philip Pandolfi performing works by Francois Devienne and Gerald Finzi, and a new chamber music adaptation of Richard Strauss' Duett-Concertino.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.   

Wednesday, Feb. 5
Guest Artist Lecture Recital: Mark Valenti, Piano
Join the Mary Pappert School of Music for this recital by pianist Mark Valenti. Valenti is a seasoned performer and a former professor of music at the University of Arts in Philadelphia, Xavier University in Chicago and the Loire Valley Music Institute in France. 
3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.  

Master Class: Sarah Hetrick, Saxophone
Join award-winning saxophonist Sarah Hetrick for a master class on the saxophone. Hetrick is currently the saxophone teaching assistant at the University of Texas at Austin and director of the University of Texas Non-Major Saxophone Ensemble.
3 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.  

Friday, Feb. 7
Faculty Recital: Rachel Whitcomb
Join the Mary Pappert School of Music for a performance from Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Music Education Rachel Whitcomb.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.  

Saturday, Feb. 8
City Music Center- Suzuki Recital
This concert will feature a recital by the Suzuki Strings. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
2:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.  

Duke's Music-Theater of Imagination: Dramatic Music by Henry Purcell and George Frideric Handel
The Duke's Music series features music from the 18th century-music that Marquis Duquesne would have heard, played on instruments designed from that time period.
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: $10.  

Sunday, Feb. 9
Music on the Mount: My Funny Valentine
3 p.m., St. Mary of the Mount Parish, 403 Grandview Ave., Mt. Washington.
Admission: Free. 

Tuesday, Feb. 11
Duquesne Symphony Orchestra
This concert will feature the Duquesne Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Daniel Meyer. The repertoire will include selections from Ellington, Mussorgsky and Stravinsky. Associate Voice Professor Guenko Guechev will be featured as a soloist.
7:30 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland.
Admission: $10.  

Sunday, Feb. 16
Wind Ensembles
This concert will feature the wind ensembles under the direction of Dr. Robert C. Cameron.
7:30 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave, Oakland.
Admission: $10.  

Tuesday, Feb. 18
Uptown Jazz Series: Local Legends- The Music of Mary Lou Williams
The next concert in the Uptown Jazz Series will focus on jazz pianist and producer Mary Lou Williams. The concert will be directed by Mike Tomaro and will feature several Duquesne jazz faculty members.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $15.
For tickets, visit www.duq.edu/uptownjazz.  

Wednesday, Feb. 19
Faculty Recital: Adam Liu and Friends
Join the Mary Pappert School of Music for a performance from adjunct cello professor Adam Liu.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.  

Friday, Feb. 21
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, Feb. 23
Marguerite Dougherty Voice Competition
Join the Mary Pappert School of Music for the Marguerite Dougherty Voice Competition, open to voice majors. 3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.  

Tuesday. Feb. 25
Jazz Ensembles
This concert will feature the jazz ensembles under the direction of Mike Tomaro.
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: $10.

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