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Annual Skidmore festival will let students play with and be inspired by professionals

Thursday, March 21, 2013
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Ten years ago, Michael Emery, a violinist who is an artist-in-residence at Skidmore College, had an idea to host a string festival at the college that would be open to younger players who would be mentored over a two-day period by a professional string quartet. That blossomed into a reality, and this weekend the college will celebrate the ninth annual Skidmore String Festival. The American String Quartet will provide the instruction, the inspiration and the star power....

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