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September Events Hosted by the Mary Pappert School of Music

Sunday, Sept. 9
Moscow on the Bluff Concert II: Rachmaninoff Doubled
Piano Professor David Allen Wehr will team up with guest artist Cynthia Raim to present select works of Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff, including Two Piano Suites. Daniel Meyer, director of orchestral activities, will conduct a group of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra members; and Natasha Snitkovsky, adjunct professor of piano, will present Aram Khachaturian's Piano Sonata. In the pre-concert discussion, Wehr will visit with Snitkovsky to talk about musical life, culture and growing up in the Soviet Union.
3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $15 reserved seating.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Monday, Sept. 10
Uptown Jazz Series: Giants of Jazz
Highlights of this jazz concert include the music of Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk.
7:30 p.m., Genesius Theater, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $10 general admission.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Friday, Sept. 14
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.
Cost: Free.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Friday, Sept. 21
This concert presents guest artist and trombonist, Mark Kellogg.
7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free. For more information, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Sunday, Sept. 23
Moscow on the Bluff Concert III: Tchaikovsky in Italy
Soprano Sari Gruber-alongside Duquesne's David Allen Wehr, Charles Stegeman and Adam Liu-will perform the works of Russian composers Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Dmitri Shostakovich. The performance will highlight Tchaikovsky's works written during his many visits to Italy.
3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $15 reserved seating.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Tuesday, Sept. 25
Wind Ensembles
The wind ensembles are led by Director of Bands Dr. Robert Cameron.
7:30 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland.
Cost: $10 at the door.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Wednesday, Sept. 26
This concert showcases guest artist and pianist Jackie Herbein.
3 p.m., Room 206, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Thursday, Sept. 27
This concert of the Duquesne jazz ensembles features Director Jeff Bush and Program Director of Jazz Studies 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.
Cost: Free.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

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