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Music for Youth benefit concert features young area musicians

Published 6:53 pm, Thursday, October 24, 2013

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  • The Vivace Strings are on the program for the Music for Youth benefit concert. Photo: Contributed Photo / Fairfield Citizen

    The Vivace Strings are on the program for the Music for Youth benefit concert.

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Music for Youth hosts its annual benefit concert featuring young musicians from area towns, including "rising stars" from Fairfield and Westport, on Sunday, Nov. 3, at 5 p.m. at Trinity Church, 651 Pequot Ave., Fairfield.

The concert includes eight musical acts by youth from around the state discovered through the programs of Music for Youth, including combinations of piano, violin, cello, guitar, and voice. Twenty-four youngsters from Westport and Fairfield, as well as Easton, Trumbull, Newtown, Redding, Weston, Stamford, Avon, Litchfield and Bethany, will perform. All proceeds will support Music for Youth's free Young Persons' Concert Series at Pequot Library and its School Residency Program in Bridgeport.

Tickets for the concert are $35 for adults, $35 reserved for adults; $20 for youth and $25 for reserved youth tickets; and $120 for a family of four or more. They are available at musicforyouth.net, by calling 203-938-3843 or by emailing musicforyouthct@gmail.com.