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Classical Chamber Musicians of Somerville

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Composed of some of the top classical musicians in New England, Classical Chamber Musicians of Somerville is a small chamber group put together especially for this event. We will be performing some light and fun classical music if your ears need a rest from the loud bands nearby. Musicians featured perform with the Boston Symphony, Pops, Ballet, Opera, Portland Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic, and many other orchestras in New England.

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Lucy and the Sunshine Kids

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Americana/Folk with originals by Lucy and covers by the whole group. There will be fiddles, xylophones, voices of all shapes and colors, and guitars too. Lucy does classical music by trade, so be prepared for a bit of Bach at some point. Swing on by, we'll be on the back porch with plenty of room for folks on the lawn.

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Groupmuse Presents: Cello and Violin Duets

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We're uniting Porchfest with Groupmuse. A Groupmuse is halfway between a chamber music concert and a house party. It’s equal parts musical and social. It’s a way to enjoy yourself and enrich yourself.

Come on by and check out classical music performed by extremely talented local musicians and see what Groupmuse is all about! Works played by Marza Wilks and company will include the Ravel violin and cello duo, Beethoven duo, and a solo Bach cello suite.

Groupmuse is fueled by donations, please bring a donation to house and feed local musicians!

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GroupMuse.com
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Alison LaRosa Montez, flutist

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Alison LaRosa Montez is a classically-trained flutist with a BM from Catholic University of America. Her performance interests range from early music on period instruments to works by contemporary composers.

Note: Performance will take place on the back porch (Packard Ave. side of the house).

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Jordan Voelker @ the Somerville Public Library Central Branch (2-3pm)

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Join library favorite Jordan Voelker for a sing along! Suitable for children through preschool, caregivers, and families. Hear tunes from the fiddle, ukulele, and autoharp. If we are lucky she will also bring her musical saw!

Jordan is a Somerville resident who plays and teaches viola and violin around Boston. She performs and records with the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Callithumpian Consort, Larkin Grimm, Carter Creek Revival, and other old and new music groups.

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Flightless Buttress @ the Somerville Public Library Central Branch (3-4pm)

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Flightless Buttress: melding classical music with classic rock. Featuring John Nolan on guitar, and Calin Peters playing the cello (and if we are lucky the dulcimer). Note: Will be playing in the library's forecourt in the later afternoon, around 3pm.

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http://www.flightlessbuttress.com
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2:00 PM

Henry and his Violin

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Henry performs solo violin and fiddle tunes live! Henry is 8 years old, a student at the Brown School, an enthusiastic performer, and a very dedicated violinist who enjoys playing "dramatic-sounding" classical music. Henry is excited to play at PorchFest, since he wants to play music for and with people in his neighborhood.

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Back Bay Ringers

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Members of Back Bay Ringers, Boston's leading handbell ensemble, will be performing an eclectic mix of music for our instrument.

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www.backbayringers.org
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