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Kids Discover the World of Classical Music with Wells Fargo Family Concerts at Curtis March 3

An Introduction to the Percussion Family features the snare drum, marimba, and much more!

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(February 11, 2013) Curtis students present an exciting array of instruments in the percussion family, from the concert hall to the far corners of the world, with Wells Fargo Family Concerts at the Curtis Institute of Music on Sunday, March 3 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. These hour-long interactive programs are a fun-filled introduction to the world of classical music, best enjoyed by children age five to twelve.

The March family concerts take place in Gould Rehearsal Hall at the Curtis Institute of Music, 1616 Locust Street, Philadelphia. Tickets are $5 for adults and free for children twelve and under. For tickets or more information, contact the Curtis Patron Services Office at 215-893-7902 or www.curtis.edu.

The Wells Fargo Family Concerts are part of the Curtis Community Engagement Program, which shares classical music with young people and others in the community who may not otherwise have access to it. Curtis students also provide interactive educational presentations for area schools, hospitals, senior centers, and community venues and coach young musicians around the world as part of Curtis On Tour and other programs.

The Curtis Institute of Music educates and trains exceptionally gifted young musicians for careers as performing artists on the highest professional level. One of the world's leading music schools, Curtis provides full-tuition scholarships to all of its 165 students, ensuring that admissions are based solely on artistic promise.

Curtis receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Wells Fargo Family Concerts: Introduction to the Percussion Family.
Sunday, March 3 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Gould Rehearsal Hall, Curtis Institute of Music, 1616 Locust Street, Philadelphia

An interactive, fun-filled introduction to the world of classical music, best enjoyed by children ages five to twelve.

Tickets: $5 for adults, free for children twelve and under; available from the Curtis Patron Services Office at (215) 893-7902 or www.curtis.edu.

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