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Community Sing with Ysaye Barnwell
East Liberty Presbyterian Church announces the Cathedral Concerts 2016/2017 season.

Auditions for Nutcracker at Carnegie Performing Arts Center
Auditions for dancers, boys and girls, are being held for the annual performance of The Nutcracker, presented by the Carnegie Performing Arts Center. Two weekends of performances are being offered in a full stage production at the historic Andrew Carnegie Music Hall in Carnegie. Director Monica Ryan choreographs the production and rehearsals will take place on Saturday afternoons. Dancers ages 5 through adult are invited to attend the audition on Saturday, October 1. Ages 5 - 12 years old will be seen at 1 p.m. and 13 & up at 2 p.m. The auditions will take place at the studios of the Carnegie Performing Arts Center, the third floor, 150 East Main Street in Carnegie opposite Papa J’s Restaurant. For more information call the school at 412-279-8887 or access the web site at

Ellen prentiss Campbell Reading - The Bowl with Gold Seams
The Washington Independent Review of Books called Ellen Prentiss Campbell's debut novel a "brilliant tale of loss and redemption" with "a shimmering sense of intimacy." Set during the summer of 1945, "The Bowl With Gold Seams" was inspired by a strange period in the history of Southern Pennsylvania's Bedford Springs Hotel when the resort served as a detainment center for the Japanese Ambassador to Berlin, his staff, and their families.Come out for one last event before the store closes for renovations and opens under a new name..

To Carnegie with Love
To Carnegie with Love is a musical love letter that celebrates the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall's 115 years of service. Bell'Art Ensemble will take the audience on a journey through music's Romantic era-Bizet, Rachmaninoff, Schumann and Dvorak.

Piano artist recital by Dr. Shelley Hanmo Qian
Shelley, an award winning piano artist and current teaching assistant at Indiana University Jacobs School performs an outstanding recital of works by Schubert, Ravel, Gubaidulina, and Liszt. She also premieres two preludes and fugues by our music director, Doug Starr.On Saturday afternoon, Oct. 1st at 1:00 PM, Shelley will present a master class for young pianists. For more information, please Dr. Starr at 412-855-0591.

Jazzlive Michele Bensen
Jazzlive,, 412-456-6666

Poets of the Piano-II. Baroque Fantasies
The second program in this series features music inspired by the Barque. Liszt-"Prelude on Weinen Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen". Liszt-"Fantasia and Bugue on Bach". Ravel-"Le tombeau de Couperin".

J.S. Bach's Wedding Cantata and Music of his German Forebears
Chatham Baroque Announces 2016/2017 Season: A Grand Tour of Baroque Europe. Ticket information see

The Pittsburgh Mandolin Orchestra Concert
The Pittsburgh Mandolin Orchestra and Conductor Charley Rappaport will celebrate 10 years of collaboration with a gala concert featuring the vocal stylings of Gary Burdick, special guests and former directors Alan Epstein and Don Maue, and The Great American Gypsies Reunion and Charley Rappaport conducting.The program features folk, classical,and world music, and compositions by modern composers written specifically for the mandolin family of instruments.ADMISSION: General $12, Seniors (60+) $10. Children under 12 free. Tickets available at the door or online at

The Music of Downton Abbey
The Music Of Downton AbbeyOctober 8, 2016 - 7:30pmMatthew Mehaffey, conductorEast Liberty Presbyterian ChurchOrder TicketsThe Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, under the direction of Music Director Matthew Mehaffey opens the 2016-2017 performance season with The Music of Downton Abbey. The MCP, along with Pittsburgh favorites Helena Ruoti and Erika Strasburg, will take the audience on a tour of of post-Edwardian England with musical selections paired with memorable events from Downton Abbey.The music will include well- and less well-known works from the era along with music composed by John Lunn, Emmy-winning composer of Downton Abbey. The repertoire will include works by Edward Elgar, G. F. Handel, Ralph Vaughn Williams, and more.Audiences wishing to exorcise their Downton blues will be invited to sing along, as well as are encouraged to come dressed in their best post-Edwardian dress, for photos and a chance to win prizes!

The Continuing Adventures of Two Violins Vi and Len
Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions for preschoolers and their grownups. Times 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM

Giuseppe Verdi's: La Traviata
Pittsburgh Opera 2016/2017 Season. For information call 412-281-0912

J.S. Bach's Wedding Cantata and Music of his German Forebears
Chatham Baroque Announces 2016/2017 Season: A Grand Tour of Baroque Europe. Ticket information see

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