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Here are some snap shots from two of our October concerts: Heinz Chapel Choir and the Symphony Orchestra. As a regular part of Heinz Chapel Choir concerts, director John Goldsmith divides the choir into two or three groups and they perform in the round. This photo shows half the choir in the north-facing transept window. The setting is an important part of the event acoustically as well as visually.
Connections Coffee presents the progressive and philosophical electro/pop/rock music of SACHEM ORENDA. Saturday October 20th at 7:30 pm 3495 Bates (corner of semple and bates)
Roger Zahab and the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will give a concert as part of the Organ Dedication Concert Series at Epiphany Catholic Church in downtown Pittsburgh. The program will feature Camille Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3 (Organ Symphony) and Max Bruch’s Romanze for viola and orchestra. Ayo Ogunranti, a composer and organist currently in graduate studies at Pitt, will perform the organ part for the Saint-Saëns. Pitt Junior Sarah Albani, a double major in music and biology, will be viola soloist for the Bruch. The orchestra's brass section will perform Garbrieli’s Cazona X and Ogunranti will perform his own solo organ composition Gbe E ga from his organ suite titled Sound His Praise. The concert takes place on Friday, October 26 at...
Alia Musica Pittsburgh, a consortium of young composers and performers in the Pittsburgh area, is pleased to bring you its second-ever series of concerts, beginning with its first concert Saturday, Oct. 13th at 7:00 PM, and concluding with a second concert Thursday, Oct. 18th at 7:30 PM. Both concerts are at the Eddy Theatre on the Chatham University Campus (between Shadyside and Squirrel Hill).
For its fall concert, the Heinz Chapel Choir will offer a program of a cappella music from America, England, Latvia, Russia, Basque, Ireland, Venezuela, Hungary, and Scotland. Led by former Chanticleer member John Goldsmith, the choir will present a broad range of music including works by 16th-century English composer John Dowland, Russian master Serge Rachmaninoff, and music by Paul Simon, with a wide variety of traditional music. The concert takes place on Sunday, October 14 at 3 p.m. in Heinz Chapel and is free to the public. ____ You may now download Ticket Order Forms for the Heinz Chapel Choir Holiday concerts in portable document format (PDF). You can open the form using the free...
I am playing another show at Howler's Coyote Cafe on Wednesday, Oct 3rd. This one will debut a brand new progressive electro-rock composition. The event starts at 9 p.m. and is all ages. 4509 Liberty Avenue (Bloomfield) Listen to Sachem Orenda's song Preemptive Neural Twist. 18-preemptive-neural-twist.mp3
The Birth of Musicology Out of the Spirit of Biology: Guido Adler’s Methodological Commitments Viewed Through the Spectacles of 19th-Century Evolutionary Theories 132 Music Building, free Reception to follow Guido Adler’s proposition for a musicological method in the famous article “Umfang, Methode, und Ziel der Musikwissenschaft” (1885) amounts to the first clear definition of the type of German/Austrian academic music research—the “science of music”—that has left an imprint on our own research habits. In the creation of what was then virtually a new academic field, he drew on art history, contemporary philosophy, older music research traditions, and many other sources. For the establishment of...
We're here at the Pitt Arts Art Fair at the William Pitt Union Ballroom. There are reps from pretty much every major arts organization in the city here to tell students about their offerings. Startsin about 5 minutes (11:30 a.m.) and runs until 1:30. Lots of free food and other goodies for those that come by, and we'll be live blogging the whole event. Come by the Music Department table and say hi. pittartsteam.jpg Members of the Pitt Arts team. L-R: Sophia, James, and YeonHee. You'll see them when you go to 929 William Pitt Union to get tickets to events all over the city.

Synod Hall, Oakland 125 N. Craig Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 (behind St. Paul’s Cathedral)

Featuring the Pappert Men's Chorale from Duquesne University

Rheinberger Mass in F, opus 190, with Donald Fellows, organist, along with carols from Austria, Italy and France and American holiday classics

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