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Marquette Symphony’s ‘Summer Strings’ to play Friday at Art Week

The group practiced with a purpose at Brookridge Heights first in Marquette.
Summer Strings will play music for you for free on Friday at Lower Harbor.
Summer Strings will play music for you for free on Friday at Lower Harbor.(WLUC)
Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 8:22 PM EDT
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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Strings practiced Monday evening at Brookridge Heights.

This Finnish-themed performance is just one planned by the Summer Strings for Marquette’s Art Week.

On Friday – the string group will play at the grand finale of the week-long festival at Marquette’s Lower Harbor.

Summer Strings Co-Coordinator Janis Peterson says if you’re interested it may be a good time. She says it’s free music, and that it makes a good excuse to boogie on down to Lower Harbor.

“[It’s a] really, really fun night,” said Peterson. “The city Arts and and Culture people have got some fire pits. So, they’re going to try and re-create what a mid-summer festival would be like if you were in Finland.”

Again, the Finnish-style performance by the Summer Strings is free and takes place at Mattson Lower Harbor Friday at 8:00 p.m.

Event organizers advise attendees to bring their own seating.

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