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Fifth-graders with recorders accompany orchestra

Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
Maplewood Elementary School fifth-graders Jordan Steigerwald, right, and Alex Alvizures play their recorders along with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic to the song Come Play at the Embassy. More that 2,000 fifth-gradess attended the Young People's Concert and were encourage to play along with the orchestra on some of the songs.

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