David Allen Wehr
Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
David Allen Wehr – Pianist
David Allen Wehr is Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he holds the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair. Since winning the Gold Medal at the 1987 Santander International Piano Competition in Spain, he has toured in 30 countries in Europe, North and South American, and New Zealand, including 13 seasons with Community Concerts as soloist and pianist with the Sartory Trio. Wehr has amassed a large discography with Connoisseur Society, including the complete Beethoven Sonata Cycle, and is in great demand as a teacher, master class presenter, and judge for national and international piano competitions. His signature chamber music series at Duquesne, “Music on the Bluff,” is currently virtual during the pandemic; performances can be accessed at www.duq.edu/bluffseries.
The 2022-23 season opens with Chopin/Schumann on the Bluff, a continuation of over 20 years of chamber music concerts on the Duquesne University campus in Pittsburgh. Solo piano works and chamber music by these two beloved Romantic-era composers will again be playing to enthusiastic audiences. Program and ticket information at duq.edu/bluffseries.