Connie Phillips and Jack Kurutz invite you to hear ten extraordinary pianists at once at a Piano Monster Concert with a new piece by Mount Lebanon’s composer Hannah Ishizaki at the McCandless Crossing Fort Pitt Piano Company Steinway Dealer Saturday October 27 at 4:30pm. They are raising money to buy a new instrument for the Pittsburgh Symphony which will be selected by Emanuel Ax and Yefim Bronfman. Her all about it.
Pittsburgh Symphony Principal Piccolo Rhian Kenny violinist Lorien Benet Hart and cellist Michael DeBruyn starting the Day of Music at WQED-FM at 8:30 playing the Haydn Trio No 1 in C from the London Trios. The Musicians Third Annual Day of Music began before dawn at 89.3FM
Pittsburgh Camerata Artistic Director Mark Anderson describes the Home theme of the concerts with the Camerata on Saturday October 20 at 7:30 at Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church and Sunday October 21 at 3 at Shadyside Presbyterian. Also an update on Shadyside Choir music making through the holiday season.
Flutist Zoe Sorrell from new music ensemble Nat 28 and University of Pittsburgh Professor and composer Amy Williams talk about the concert consisting entirely of music by Amy Williams at Third Presbyterian Church Saturday October 20 at 7:30 pm.
Conductor and oboe soloist Susan Sands leads the East Winds Symphonic Band in a cabaret concert with favorites from show stopping musicals and great soloists. The concert will be held at the Frehof Hall at Rodef Shalom Congregation on Sunday October 21st, 7pm. Donations of non-perishable food items, or a free-will monetary donation benefiting the JFCS Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry will be welcomed.
Violinist Monique Mead joins violist Warren Davidson and harpist Isabel Cardenas for "Plucked and Bowed," Chamber Music at Old St. Luke’s in Carnegie on Sunday October 21st at 2pm. Monique Mead has the scoop on this concert and Chamber Music Pittsburgh, plus what’s going on in the world of Musical Entrepreneurship at CMU.