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June 27, 2012

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Summer Music Festival: Northern Essex Community College's music program is offering a weeklong Summer Music Festival for pianists, violinists and cellists of all musical levels, Aug. 6 through 10 on the Haverhill campus. Open to musicians ages 10 and older, the program will focus on solo and chamber repertoire, technique, and fundamental music theory, all in relation to their historical context. The cost is $275 per person, plus a $25 registration fee. Students will receive individual lessons and chamber music coaching during the morning session, and master classes in the afternoon. A free performance of the works studied by the participants is Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Hartleb Technology Center. This festival will be directed by NECC Music Program faculty member Christina Dietrich. Guest artists include violinist Alice Hallstrom, cellist Caroline Reiner-Williams and pianist Michael Kramer. Dietrich will meet with each student prior to the start of the workshop for proper placement. Assessment interviews are June 25 and 26. More information is available from Dietrich at 978-556-3223 or cdietrich@necc.mass.edu.

Health Programs Information Night: Northern Essex Community College will host a health programs information night June 28 at 6 p.m. in the iHealth Building, 52 Franklin St., Lawrence. This event is free and open to the public. Attendees will learn about career pathways in the health care industry, tour the new iHealth facility, explore on campus and online health programs and health programs offered at Northern Essex including a review of the programs that still have openings for the fall semester. More information about the college's iHealth programs is available from Linda Comeau at 978-738-7408 or ihealth@necc.mass.edu. You can also visit online at necc.mass.edu or contact Enrollment Services at admissions@necc.mass.edu or 978-556-3700.

Book Chat: The Haverhill Public Library will be hosting a book chat on Thursday, June 28 at 10 a.m. Join staff members and fellow readers as they discuss which fiction and non-fiction titles are getting the best reviews. The book chat also features author-talk alerts, e-reader demonstrations, and staff picks. For more information contact Jaclyn at 978-373-1586 x 608

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