Seth Beckman

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 […]