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Lakes Area Music Festival musicians to perform for presidential inauguration

Two resident musicians who performed locally for the 2012 Lakes Area Music Festival will be featured at the presidential inaugural luncheon.

Che Ho Lam and Kelsey Farr are members of the string quartet from Eastman School of Music, Rochester, N.Y., selected to appear at the 57th U.S. presidential inaugural luncheon Monday, Jan. 21, in Washington, D.C.

Lam is a native of Hong Kong where he began studying the violin at age 6. Farr has been playing the viola since age 8. The Lakes Area Music Festival will again take place in the Brainerd lakes area in 2013, beginning with the Prelude Series in July. For more information, visit

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