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August 2017 Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Monday, July 31-Friday, Aug. 4
Violin and Viola Boot Camp Session I 
This weeklong program is open to violinists and violists looking to gain extensive improvement in practicing efficiency equivalent to that of an entire school year. The session includes group technique classes, masterclasses and supervised practicing.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $650 for the single session, $1,200 for both sessions.
For more information and to register, visit http://duq.edu/academics/schools/music/calendar-of-events.

Tuesday, Aug. 1
First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Butler)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, Butler County Chamber of Commerce, 101 East Diamond St., Lower Level Suite 116, Butler.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Thursday, Aug. 3
Export Basics
This course is designed to meet the needs of manufacturers, technology companies, employees and service firms looking to expand their knowledge of export programs. Course topics include legal and regulatory aspects of exporting, shipping and payment, cultural issues and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Rockwell Hall Room 108, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $49.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Saturday, Aug. 5
Guitar and Bass Workshop
Since 1986, this workshop has offered focused studies and has inspired musicians of all skill levels by offering a wide variety of coaching styles for guitarists and bassists. Participants will have the chance to win a Godin 5th Avenue SG guitar and will receive free sheet music. Presented by the City Music Center.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $60.
For more information, visit http://duq.edu/academics/schools/music/calendar-of-events.

Monday, Aug. 7-Friday, Aug. 11
Violin and Viola Boot Camp Session II
This weeklong program is open to violinists and violists looking to gain extensive improvement in practicing efficiency equivalent to that of an entire school year. The session includes group technique classes, masterclasses and supervised practicing.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $650 for the single session, $1,200 for both sessions.
For more information and to register, visit http://duq.edu/academics/schools/music/calendar-of-events.

Wednesday, Aug. 9
Mary Pappert School of Music Summer Information Session
Prospective students are invited to participate in the Mary Pappert School of Music's summer information session, where they will take a guided tour of campus and hear presentations from the Office of Admissions and the School of Music.
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit http://duq.edu/academics/schools/music.

Adult Student Information Webinar: Accelerated Online Degree Programs
This webinar will provide information about accelerated online degree programs at Duquesne University. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Login instructions will be sent to registrants. Presented by the Center for Adult Learners.
Noon to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/adultlearners or call 412.396.5600.

Friday, Aug. 18
Abre Tu Negocio (First Step Business Essentials-Spanish)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, loan programs, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. This seminar is presented in Spanish. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
1 to 4 p.m., Rockwell Hall 108, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

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