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Concert pianist Michael Chertock played for youth from Northumberland and Westmoreland Counties at Northumberland High School on Monday Morning.

Young music lovers treated to special concert

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 9:02 am

After delighting a Rappahannock Concert Association crowd that was so big the association ran out of playbills at Sunday’s afternoon concert, pianist Michael Chertock kept an auditorium full of children mesmerized at Northumberland High School Monday morning. Chertock was entertaining the pre-school through second grade youngsters from Northumberland and Westmoreland counties as part of the association’s student concert series. Chertock played works of some of the same composers he played

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