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String symphony visits Marigold

Victoria Conservatory of Music Senior String Orchestra perform for the students of Marigold elementary school

Blythe Allers, centre, and members of the Victoria Conservatory of Music Senior String Orchestra, from left is Andrew Montgomery, Danielle Tsao, Clayton Fair, and Ceilidh Briscoe.

The teenaged musicians performed for the students of Marigold elementary school on Dec. 11, part of VCM’s community outreach program. The show is led and hosted by VCM artistic director, Michael van der Sloot, who walks the audience through a solo by each instrument, asking children for their interpretations of the music.