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El Sistema Somerville and East Somerville Main Streets will be presenting “Sounds of the City, Music of the World,” a free cross-cultural workshop and concert each First Tuesday of the Month at the East Somerville Community School, 8 Bonair Street. The workshop will be from 3:30-4:30 p.m. with a concert from 5:00-5:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public. A light reception will follow each event.

The series is funded in part by the Somerville Arts Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and will feature the following artists:

 

Tuesday, February 5

Warrior Dances

Ewe Drumming and Dance from Ghana

Featured Artist: Agbekor Society

 

Tuesday, March 5

Bach Didn’t Play the Piano?

Baroque Chamber Works

Featured Artist: Marilyn Boenau & Friends

 

Tuesday, April 2

American Roots

Exploring Improvisation on String Instruments

Featured Artist: Matt Glaser

Tuesday, May 7

Impressions

Ravel, Ginastera

Featured Artist: The Boston Public String Quartet

 

For more information, email info@SistemaSomerville.org or call 617-625-6600 X 6388.

 

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