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Sitka Summer Music Festival cellist Melissa Kraut says performers who choose her instrument are cool, and tend to get along well together. Kraut is on the faculty of the Cleveland Institute of Music. She’ll be performing this Friday (7:30 PM Fri Jun 28 Harrigan Centennial Hall, tickets $20 at Old Harbor Books, online, or at the door). Find complete schedule information for the Sitka Summer Music Festival online.
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