‘Music Around the World’ is April 5

‘Music Around the World’ is April 5Suzuki Strings players shown from left are (front) Hannah DeMaris, Kenny Findley and Rebekah DeMaris; (back) Kellan Zissos, Lauren Zissos, Justine Mondragon and Shannon Findley. — Courtesy photo

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Ridgecrest Suzuki Strings will present its annual “Music Around the World” concert Friday, April 5, at 7 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene.

More than 40 violinists, age 4-17, will dress up in international costumes representing 23 countries and perform more than 50 memorized pieces.

The final portion of the program, “A Tribute to America,” will feature a medley of five military songs and other patriotic pieces.

A reception following the performance will feature international snacks provided by the families of the participants.

Pre-sale tickets are available at Red Rock Books for $7 for adults and $4 for children (18 and under). Tickets at the door will be $10 for adults and $5 for children.

The Suzuki Strings will donate all proceeds from the concert to the Desert Community Orchestra to support live orchestral performances in our community.

For more information call Carol Sue McKenzie at 760-375-8791.

Story First Published: 2019-03-29