mary pappert school of music

DU alumus named president at neighboring university

DU alumus named president at neighboring university

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 09/06/2018 Duquesne University strives to properly prepare individuals for their future by teaching, guiding and influencing students at the college level. Now, a DU alumnus is hoping to do the same at a neighboring university. Michael P. Mihalyo Jr. was selected by the Board of Trustees at Wheeling Jesuit University […]

Duquesne celebrates Guitar Day with Joe Negri

Duquesne celebrates Guitar Day with Joe Negri

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 07/27/2018   Not only did “Handyman Negri” bring joy to viewers through the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, but he impacted the lives of many students at Duquesne University. Joe Negri is an adjunct professor in the Mary Pappert School of Music’s jazz guitar department, which he founded in 1973. The 92-year-old, […]

Review process for dean causes controversy

Review process for dean causes controversy

Raymond Arke | News Editor 04/05/18 Controversy has enveloped the normally routine performance reviews of the Mary Pappert Music School Dean, Seth Beckman. A group of music students petitioned Provost Timothy Austin and President Ken Gormley calling for the removal of one of the review committee members over allegations of possible biased behavior. This performance […]

Students make music for scholarship

Students make music for scholarship

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer 03/15/18 Duquesne University musicians graced the audience with their talents Tuesday night, though this time, there were added pressures to the usual pre-performance jitters. Seven students competed for a $5,000 scholarship award at the annual undergraduate music scholarship competition, which took place on March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the […]

Choir aims to attract all types of singers

Choir aims to attract all types of singers

By Josiah Martin | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 Getting involved in music at Duquesne just got a little easier, especially for those who aren’t studying music and find the idea of joining a campus music group a little daunting. These are the people that Caron Daley hopes to bring into the University Singers, a choral group […]