January 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.

Saturday, Jan. 11
Choral Kaleidoscope
This one-day event is designed to celebrate the multi-faceted work of choral practitioners. Join guest clinicians Dr. David Frego and Dr. Gergory Marchetti, along with Duquesne's Dr. Caron Daley for inspiring sessions on choral technique, repertoire, Dalcroze Eurhythmics, a conducting master class with the Duquesne University Pappert Chorale, and more. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Duquesne Student Union Ballroom, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, including cost options, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.  

Sunday, Jan. 12
Best of the Bluff, Season One: Musique on the Bluff
Join the Mary Pappert School of Music for a concert featuring Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra members with Dean Dr. David Allen Wehr as artistic director. This all-French program ranges from sambas to lullabies to cancans, with lions, swans, elephants, birds, fish, chickens, tortoises and many more exotic creatures. The Best of the Bluff series is a two-year chamber music series resulting from a recent audience poll. During the pre-concert discussion, Wehr will speak with conductor Daniel Meyer.
2 p.m., pre-concert discussion, 3 to 5 p.m., concert, PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $15.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.duq.edu/bluffseries.  

Tuesday, Jan. 14
Return to Lake Volta: Ghanaian Songs
This faculty recital is the sequel to Songs of Lake Volta, blending traditional Ghanaian songs with original jazz.
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.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.  

Tuesday, Jan. 21
Uptown Jazz Series-Local Legends: Pittsburgh Potpourri, Part 2
The next concert in the Uptown Jazz series will focus on a blend of Pittsburgh-native jazz artists. For the series, the School of Music is partnering with non-profit organization Pittsburgh Creators' Project, which will display local artwork in the PNC Recital Hall lobby during the performances.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.
For tickets, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.  

Friday, Jan. 24
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, Jan. 26
Voices of Spirit
This choral concert will feature the Voices of Spirit, directed by Director of Orchestral Activities, Dr. Caron Daley.
4 p.m., St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1066 Washington Rd., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.  

Tuesday, Dec. 28
Jazz Ensembles
This concert will feature the Jazz Ensembles, directed by 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.  

Wednesday, Jan. 29
Master Class: Barbara Nissman, Piano
This master class will feature famed romantic pianist Barbara Nissman.
3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.

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