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Setting the stage for a summer of strings

Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
Fort Wayne Philharmonic violinist Marcella Trentacosti, director of the IPFW Community Arts Academy’s 19th annual Summer String Camp, leads students, from left, Lucas Valcarcel, Owen Dankert, Audra Stuck and Sophie St. John in a quartet Monday at IPFW’s Rhinehart Music Center. Nineteen students are participating in the camp for orchestra, chamber ensembles and group classes. Trentacosti also directs the Philharmonic’s Youth Concert Orchestra.