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Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh presents Jeffrey Turner
Our Farewell Concert (for the 2015-2016 season). Our program includes:J.B. Vanhal – Concerto for Double Bass with Guest Artist Jeff Turner; Aaron Copland – Quiet City; �F. J. Haydn – Symphony #45 in F-Sharp Minor – Farewell
Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Chatham University, Campbell Memorial Chapel

Welcome to Here
Welcome to Here is a sensory-sensitive, adventure that provides a space for friends and families to celebrate, explore and belong. This production is designed to welcome individuals with autism spectrum disorders and sensory sensitivities, but everyone is invited! An ensemble of artists from Bricolage Production Company, alongside members of the ASD community, created this highly anticipated world premiere.Join us on an imaginative journey past threshold guardians, through tunnels, over barriers, and into a covert cave. On this personal quest, you’ll meet allies, conquer fears, traverse trials, solve puzzles, and quite possibly emerge as the “Hero of Here.”All that’s missing is you, so come as you are…Welcome to Here can’t wait for you to arrive. For tickets and more information please call 412-471-0999
05/12/2016 - 05/15/2016

Location: Bricolage Production Company 937 LIberty Avenue

Farewell- The Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh 2015-16 Season Clos
The Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce the fourth and final concert of its 2015-16 season. It will be held at the Campbell Memorial Chapel on the Chatham University Campus on May 12, 2016 at 7:30 pm. $20 suggested donation and students free.The concert, “Farewell,” will spotlight Jeffrey Turner, Principle Bass for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, as soloist in the Concerto for Double Bass by Johann Baptiste Vanhal. The program will also feature Aaron Copland’s Quiet City as well as Haydn’s “Farewell” Symphony 45. Jeffrey Turner is the Director of Orchestral Studies at Duquesne University, where he serves as conductor of the Duquesne Symphony Orchestra. A native of South Carolina, Mr. Turner holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music and a Master's degree in conducting from Carnegie Mellon University, where he studied with Dr. Robert Page. Mr. Turner is also the Principal Bassist of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. His teachers include James VanDemark, Lawrence Hurst and Robert Gladstone. Before joining the PSO in 1987, Mr. Turner was the Principal Bass of the New American Chamber Orchestra from 1984 to 1986, and played with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for the 1986-87 season. Jeffrey Turner has served as Visiting Professor at the Eastman School of Music, Indiana University, and the University of Maryland, and as a faculty member of Carnegie Mellon Mr. Turner gives annual recitals, seminars, and master classes at universities and conservatories throughout the world, and serves as resident artist for annual festivals including the Pacific Music Festival, The National Orchestral Institute, the Korsholm Festival (Finland), Indiana University's Summer Music Festival, and The Asian Youth Orchestra (Hong Kong). Mr. Turner has been a faculty member for International Workshops in Graz, Austria; Lausanne, Switzerland; and Glasgow, Scotland. He is featured as recitalist, clinician, and competition judge at the conventions of The International Society of Bassists.The Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh is a grassroots orchestra offering exceptional performances of infrequently heard classical works. Our diverse repertoire ranges from the Baroque to the 21st century, from well-known masterpieces to brand new compositions. We feature the talents of local musicians and perform small-scale orchestral works in intimate settings throughout the city of Pittsburgh. We support education through performance and strive to enlighten our audiences through shared engagement with the arts.
Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Campbell Memorial Chapel - Chatham University

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