March 2020 Events Hosted by the Mary Pappert School of Music

Tuesday, March 10
Women's Advisory Board Scholarship Competition
Join the Mary Pappert School of Music for the Women's Advisory Board Scholarship Competition, featuring School of Music students.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.   

Thursday, March 12
Master Class: Ross Holcombe, Trombone
Join Ross Holcombe, assistant principal trombonist of the Florida Orchestra, for a master class on the trombone. Holcombe is currently on the faculty of Hillsborough Community College.
5:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.  

Friday, March 13
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.     

Tuesday, March 17
Uptown Jazz Series: Local Legends - The Music of George Benson and Stanley Turrentine
The next concert in the Uptown Jazz Series will focus on jazz guitarist George Benson and jazz tenor saxophonist Stanley Turrentine. 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: $10.
For tickets, visit www.duq.edu/uptownjazz.    

Wednesday, March 18
Master Class: Yeeha Chiu, Piano
Join Steinway Artist Yeeha Chiu for a master class on the piano.
3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.  

Thursday, March 19
Master Class: Blair Bollinger, Trombone
Join Blair Bollinger for a master class on the trombone. Bollinger is the bass trombonist with the Philadelphia Orchestra and a faculty member at Juilliard, the Curtis Institute and Temple University.
7 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.  

Sunday, March 22
Music in a Great Space
Join the Mary Pappert School of Music for a combined choir concert directed by Director of Choral Activities Dr. Caron Daley.
3 p.m., Shadyside Presbyterian Church, 5121 Westminster Pl., Pittsburgh. Admission: $10.  

Tuesday, March 24
HereNowHere Plays MANTRA
Join the Mary Pappert School of Music for a concert by piano duo HereNowHere featuring Matnra, the epic piano duo by Stockhausen and a new work by Notre Dame composer John Liberatore.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.  

Wednesday, March 25
Guest Artist: Khasma Piano Duo
Join the Mary Pappert School of Music for this performance by the Khasma Piano Duo. Duo members Ashlee Mack and Katherine Palumbo have dedicated themselves to performing and recording works form the 20th and 21st centuries due to their enthusiasm for contemporary music.
3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.  

Thursday, March 26
The Music of Elton John Join the Jazz
Ensembles under the direction of Mike Tomaro for a concert featuring the music of Elton John.
7:30 p.m., Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, Power Center, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.  

Tuesday, March 31
Master Class: Jennifer Montone, Horn
Join Grammy Award Winner Jennifer Montone for a master class on the horn. Montone is the principal horn of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
5 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.


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