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BACH, BEETHOVEN & BRUNCH CLASSICAL MUSIC SERIES FROM PITTSBURGH CITIPARKS RESUMES WITH MEDIA SPONSOR WQED-FM 89.3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 8, 2015

CONTACT:
Maria Pisano
412-622-1459
mpisano@wqed.org

BACH, BEETHOVEN & BRUNCH CLASSICAL MUSIC SERIES
FROM PITTSBURGH CITIPARKS RESUMES WITH MEDIA SPONSOR WQED-FM 89.3

PITTSBURGH – For nearly fifteen years, Classical WQED-FM 89.3 has been the official media sponsor for the Pittsburgh Citiparks concert series “Bach, Beethoven and Brunch Classical Music Series.” Starting on Sunday, June 21, the event’s first concert will occur from 10:30 a.m. to noon. This music series will host a new orchestra each week through August 16, giving the public a total of nine FREE performances.

This event will be at the Rose Garden Lawn at Mellon Park located at the corners of Fifth and Shady Avenues in Pittsburgh’s Point Breeze / Squirrel Hill neighborhood. The audience will also enjoy the “Best Brunch” competition where Citiparks staff members judge brunch-inspired recipes and award prizes based on categories like presentation and effort. WQED-FM 89.3 on-air personalities will also be on-hand with register-to-win prizes during intermission.

More information and the complete schedule are available online at wqed.org/fm.

Bach, Beethoven & Brunch 2015 Concert Schedule
• June 21
Steel City Harmonizers

• June 28
Quinta Voce Wind Quintet

• July 5
River City Brass

• July 12
Aeolian Winds

• July 19
West Hills Symphonic Band

• July 26
Trillium Ensemble

• August 2
Tom Roberts

• August 9
Klezlectic

• August 16
East Winds Symphonic Band

Additional support for the Series comes from the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition, Bagel Factory, and the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Concert cancellations may occur due to weather conditions. A recorded message with updates may be heard at 412-255-2493.

WQED changes lives by creating and sharing outstanding public media that educates, entertains, and inspires. It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED Create; WQED WORLD; WQED Showcase; Classical WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; Classical WQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; the Pittsburgh Concert Channel at WQED-HD2 (89.3-2FM) and online at www.wqedfm.org; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org) and iQ: smartmedia, WQED’s Educational initiative (www.wqed.org/edu).


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Maria Pisano
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mpisano@wqed.org

 

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