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One-Week Music Camp Begins on Monday

The 3rd Annual Montserrat Music Festival, a music camp for children is slated to begin on Monday, August 21.

Founder, Montserrat-born, Robyn Quinnett, returns to the island with a delegation of professionally trained musicians, some by the world renowned Juilliard School of Music in New York.  This year’s delegation includes Molly Goldman, Julia Henderson, Josh Henderson, Mikael Darmanie, Anton Rist, Edwin Rist, Yonni O’Donoghue and Sonja Osborne.

According to a release from the Montserrat Arts Council, the music workshop is for youth between the ages of 8 and 16. They will offer classes in violin, cello, clarinet, flute and piano. The workshop, conducted by the nine-member team, culminates with a closing recital on August 25th. Registration for the workshop is now closed as the allocated spaces have been filled.

The team will be featured in a concert on Saturday 26th August, 2017 at 7PM at the Montserrat Cultural Centre. They will also visit the homes for the elderly and the Montserrat Children’s Society summer camp.