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Great Performances: Music at Pitt-Greensburg

Launch Campus Chapel and Lecture Center

Upcoming Performances

WSO-FEMC

Friday Evening Music Club of the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra
January Recital: Students of FEMC Teachers
Friday, January 27 at 7:30 PM EST
Campana Chapel

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The Friday Evening Music Club of the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce our annual student recital, to be held will be held on Friday, January 27 at 7:30p.m. at the Campana Chapel and Lecture Hall on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg (UPG). The recital will feature students of the following FEMC members: Michele Boulet, John V. Kulik and Dan Parasky.

We are very excited to be presenting our first live student recital held at Campana Chapel since January, 2020, just before live concerts shut down. This is also our first student event since coming under the umbrella of the Westmoreland Symphony!

Pianists performing include Mark Matthews (Burgmuller/Bastien), Johan Paul (Mozart/Faber), Bilgehan Akdeniz (Bach/Faber), Levi Pecorari (Haydn/Snell), James Georgescu (Latour/Faber), and Praneel Varshney (Gershwin/Chopin), all students of Mr. Kulik.

Flute students of Mr. Parasky, including Elsa Bandli (Coleman), Nia Hanington (Beeftink), and Anna Qin (Chaminade), will be accompanied by Matt Klumpp. Flutist Emma Jones, (Mendelssohn) studies with her duet partner, Ms. Boulet. Composers represented are listed in parentheses.

Admission is free to club members and voluntary donations are accepted from non-members at the door. All are invited to a reception following the recital.

For more information, check out www.fridayeveningmusicclub.org or call Michele Boulet at 724-837-5474 for more information regarding membership and performance opportunities.

For more information about the club, contact Chris Bartley at chrisbartley23@gmail.com / 724-836-7120, or the WSO office at 724-837-1850.

Past Performances

Pitt-Greensburg Chorale

Music at Pitt-Greensburg Presents
¡A brincar, a bailar, a amar! - Come Leap, Dance, and Love!
Thursday, November 17 & Friday, November 18 at 7:30 PM EST
Live in Campana Chapel, and available via Livestream (11/18)

This past Fall, we celebrate music of Spanish language and heritage, including works of José Maurício Nunes Garcia and Juan de Anchieta. We sing of the tango and the vito through the music of Astor Piazzolla and Joni Jensen. We round our program with contemporary compositions of Faith Zimmer and Z. Randall Stroope, including his seminal Amor de mi Alma on the passionate text of Renaissance poet Garcilaso de la Vega - You are the Love of my Soul.

And, not only will voice students of Dr. Cynthia Ortiz perform solo works, we are proud to debut our new student-led instrumental ensemble, under the direction of sophomore Lucas Wycich and with music arranged by junior Aaron Zavatchan.

These concerts will take place live and in person on the campus of Pitt-Greensburg in Campana Chapel. They are free and open to the public...but please consider a donation to benefit the Chorale's Spring tour.

The Voices of Pitt-Greensburg: Chorale, Chamber Singers, & Studios
Semper Collaetemur: We Shall Ever Rejoice

Thursday, April 7 & Friday, April 8 at 7:30 PM EST
Live in Campana Chapel, and available on YouTube (4/8)

Music of Elgar, Dickau, Palestrina, and the stunning Alleluia from Randall Thompson. Plus, students of our lessons studios share their solo work.

About Music at Pitt-Greensburg

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The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg features four concert series in Campana Chapel.

  1. Pitt-Greensburg Chorale and Chamber Singers: Pitt-Greensburg's featured student choral ensembles
  2. Joan Chambers Concert Series: Local, national, and international artists appearing in memory of ardent Pitt-Greensburg supporter Joan Chambers
  3. Recitals: Students and faculty of Pitt-Greensburg
  4. Friday Evening Music Club: A community of area performers and audience dedicated to creating and sharing in great artistic performance and camaraderie

All performances begin at 7:30pm (unless otherwise noted). Performances are free and open to the public; Chorale and the Friday Evening Music Club graciously accept donations at the door.

Help support Music at Pitt-Greensburg: Donate online; be sure to specify Music at Pitt-Greensburg and/or a specific concert series you would like to support. Thanks so much for helping to sustain our concert series.