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The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra, led by music director Orlando Cela, will present its family concert, titled “The Many Emotions of Music,” on Sunday, March 19 at 3 p.m. at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 630 Mass. Ave.

Bring the whole family to learn about how the instruments and the music can create different feelings, and have fun with musical Mad Libs!

Tickets will be available at the door: $2 per person, or $5 per family. Masks are required for ages 4 and up. The venue is wheelchair accessible.

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The program includes Nathaniel Stookey’s setting of Lemony Snicket’s whodnnit, "The Composer is Dead"; Alwynne Pritchard’s "World Enough"; and Camille Saint-Saens’ "Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso," featuring violinist Ayaan Ahmad, the winner of the Wood Prize in the 2022 Young Artist Competition.

The Philharmonic Society of Arlington, Inc. (PSA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit community organization incorporating the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra, The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus.

For more information, and for a live-stream link to the concert on the day of the performance, visit www.psarlington.org.

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This news announcement was published March 10, 2023, based on information from organization spokeswoman Julie Goldberg. It was prepared by YourArlington volunteer Kim Haase.