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BRIEF: Michigan Arab Orchestra performs Saturday at Music Hall

May 30, 2014

By Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press



May 30--The Michigan Arab Orchestra is performing a concert Saturday night at Music Hall in Detroit.

Founded in 2009, the orchestra was originally a small group consisting of just a few musicians playing Arab instruments. Now, it's a full orchestra, and Music Hall's resident orchestra, according to a news release from Music Hall.

Led by music director Michael Ibrahim, the orchestra consists of both Arab and non-Arab musicians; some are students and some are professional musicians.

The concert is 8 p.m. at Music Hall, 350 Madison, Detroit. For more information and tickets, visit www.musichall.org or call (313) 887-8501.

Contact Niraj Warikoo: nwarikoo@freepress.com or 313-223-4792. Follow on Twitterwww.twitter.com/nwarikoo

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