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Chatham University Fall 2016 Music Events Announced

The Chatham University Music Program has announced the Fall 2016 Musical Performance calendar. Unless otherwise listed, all performances are open to the public.

For more information, please contact Pauline Rovkah, Director of Piano Program, at or (412) 365-1679.

Fall 2016 Music Events

Sept 8, 2016, 7:30 p.m. James Laughlin Music Hall
Faculty/Guest Artist Recital series
Mark Snyder, composer & multimedia artist,
Playing accordion, tuba, clarinet, guitar, piano,
& electronics with Becky Brown, harp

Friday Afternoon Musicale series, 4:00 p.m., James Laughlin Music Hall
September 16
In honor of Chatham’s Global Focus Year of Canada, the Chatham University Music Program presents:
“Sounds of Canada” program, featuring Canadian musicians:  violinist Jennifer Orchard (the PSO) and violist David Harding, accompanied by Russian-American pianist Igor Kraevsky.

October 21
Reminiscences: Works by J.S. Bach, Mozart, Schumann, Chopin and Debussy
Henry Spinelli, piano
Emeritus Professor of Music, Chatham University

November 18
Complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas: Part V
Walter Morales, piano

Chamber Music series
November 20, 7:00 p.m. James Laughlin Music Hall
A Special Tribute Concert: Music of David Stock
Featuring Sara Stock Mayo, mezzo soprano; Katherine Soroka, mezzo soprano; Andres Cardenes, violin; Pauline Rovkah, piano; Nanette Kaplan Solomon, piano; David Allen Wehr, piano; Lindsey Goodman, flute; Robert Frankenberry, piano; Alia Musica Pittsburgh, conductor Federico Garcia

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra members: James Gorton, oboe; Gretchen Van Hoesen, harp; Rhian Kenny, flute; Marylene Gingras-Roy, viola; Meng Wang, viola; Claudia Mahave, violin; Lorien Hart, violin; Michael Lipman, cello

Jim Cunningham, Master of Ceremonies

Chatham University Choir
October 22, 5:00 p.m. James Laughlin Music Hall
Cabaret Benefit
An evening of musical theatre and jazz standards performed by the Chatham Choir in a Cabaret setting; mocktails, appetizers, and raffle baskets to benefit the Chatham Choir

December 2, 8:00 p.m. Campbell Memorial Chapel
Annual all-campus winter celebration of lessons and carols by the Chatham Choir

December 8, 7:30 p.m. Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland
Christmas Brasstacular
River City Brass, featuring choirs from around the region performing your favorite carols and music from The Polar Express, The Snowman, and White Christmas.