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Bill Purse - Guitar Day with Joe Negri - Jul 20, 2018

Rachel Miller spoke with professor Bill Purse from Duquesne University about this Saturday's (July 21) Guitar Day with Joe Negri: A Guitar and Bass Workshop. Pittsburgh guitarist Joe Negri will be presenting his master class from 1-2pm in the Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation at the Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University. Mayor Bill Peduto will be in attendance at the event to present Mr. Negri with a proclamation and a key-to-the-city in honor of his 45 years of service as a faculty member at the music school. For more information or to get tickets for the event go to: www.duq.edu/academics/schools/music/city-music-center/cmc-summer-music/guitar-day-with-joe-negri.

Randy Heide - Pine Creek Community Band - Jul 18, 2018

WQED-FM's Rachel Miller talked with Randy Heide, the conductor of the Pine Creek Community Band.  They'll be performing at this week's Bach, Beethoven and Brunch concert - Sunday July 22nd, 10:30am at Mellon Park in Shadyside.   

 

 

Guy Russo - Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church Sponsorship Concert - Jul 18, 2018

WQED-FM's Rachel Miller interviews Guy Russo about the 2018 Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church Sponsorship Concert.  

Lindsay Kesselman - Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble - Jul 18, 2018

This Friday and Saturday night, PNME soprano Lindsay Kesselman strikes a chord of universal resonance as she takes the audience from triumph to tragedy. With music by David Lang, Amy Beth Kirsten, William Bolcom, Lee Kesselman, John Bucchino, Jeff Nytch, and Kieren MacMillan, this powerful emotional journey illuminates the edges of our most essential human need: to love and be loved.  Lindsay stopped by WQED-FM to talk with our Anna Singer about the concerts.

Kathleen George - Jul 18, 2018

Author and University of Pittsburgh Theater and Writing Professor Kathleen George tells us about her new novel "The Blues Walked In." It’s set in the Hill District in 1936 with Lena Horne as a central character.

Jonathan Eaton - 2018 Pittsburgh Festival Opera - Jul 12, 2018

Pittsburgh Festival Opera Artistic Director Jonathan Eaton visited the QED Morning show to talk to our Anna Singer about their 2018 season.    

Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble - What I Leave Behind - Jul 10, 2018

Learn all about this weekend's (July 13 and 14) Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble Concert titled "What I Leave Behind."

 

 

Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble - Week 1 - Jul 10, 2018

Some composers from the opening weekend of Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble's 2018 season stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about their works.  

Ray Chen - The Golden Age - Jul 10, 2018

Violinist Ray Chen talks about his new album, "The Golden Age," with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham.

 

Patrice Michaels and James Ginsburg - Jun 29, 2018

Patrice Michaels and James Ginsburg discuss their new album, "Notorious RBG in Song"; an album dedicated to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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