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Cello concert to be offered at Grand Detour's St. Peter's Church

Michael Andrews of Miami Beach, Florida, will present a cello concert on Friday, July 26, at the St. Peter’s Church in Grand Detour.

The concert will begin at 7 p.m.

Andrews is a performer and cello teacher. He has had three-years experience in El Sistema, the Venezuelan Youth Orchestra brought to international attention by Gustavo Dudamel.

He currently plays in the Miami Symphony and is founder and artistic director of the South Beach Chamber Ensemble in Florida.

In 2006 he established South Beach Up North, a summer chamber music festival in Wausau WI, where he spends summers.

The concert will be open to the public. No tickets are being sold, but freewill donations will be welcome.

The sponsor is St. Peter’s Church Preservation Committee, a not-for-profit organization in Grand Detour.  St. Peter’s Church is air-conditioned and seats 90. The church is located at 8225 S. Main Street in Grand Detour.

In addition, Andrews will offer a master class for string players and ensemble groups of all ages on Saturday, July 27, beginning at 10 a.m. The class will also be held at St. Peter’s Church in Grand Detour.

The master class is free to observers and visitors of all ages.  The participant fee for those who bring and play their instrument is $20. Scholarships are available.

For more information and registration contact David Nelson of Grand Detour, telephone 815 652 3031.

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