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Adelphi Chamber Ensemble Brings Strings To Fort Lee Public Library Sunday

A group from the Adelphi Orchestra play at the Westwood Public Library in April.
A group from the Adelphi Orchestra play at the Westwood Public Library in April. Photo Credit: Adelphi Orchestra Facebook

FORT LEE, N.J. -- The Adelphi Chamber Ensemble will bring the music of Brahms and Gershwin to the Fort Lee Public Library on Sunday, Sept. 25.

The program will consist Brahms' Sextet for Strings no.1 in B flat major Op.18 and Gershwin's Lullaby for Strings. Kathleen Butler-Hopkins and Sylvia Rubin will be on violin, Genevieve Sallemi and Piotr Kargul will be on violas, and Patrick Hopkins and Martha Calhoun will perform on cellos.

The Adelphi Chamber Ensemble is a small group ensemble made up of members of the Adelphi Orchestra, who perform chamber music concerts in area libraries, churches and community centers. It's repertoire consists of combinations including strings, woodwinds and piano, in works ranging from classical to modern composers.

Nominated by its peers for the 2016 Jersey Arts People's Choice Award in the Favorite Orchestra/Symphony Division, the Adelphi Orchestra is northern New Jersey's longest continuously performing orchestra. It has been a proud member of the New Jersey cultural community for 63 years.

The orchestra is a nonprofit, and donations are tax-deductible. If you'd like to donate, you can do so here. For more information about the ensemble and orchestra, visit the website.

The performance will begin at 2 p.m. The library is at 320 Main St.

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