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Violinists, from left, Liz Jennings of Shoreview, Cecilia Garcia Gand of Argentina, now North Dakota, and Katherine Bendon of Indianola, Iowa rehearsed this week for Friday's performance. The concert will include ensemble and orchestral pieces. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

Borderline Philharmonic concert Friday

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For nearly four decades, classic music drifts across the waters of Hoot Owl Lake, come August.

Musicians arrive by invitation only to rehearse throughout the week for a Friday performance, this year's concert slated for 8 p.m. Aug. 12 at Hoot Owl Resort.


The Borderline Philharmonic Orchestra is a collaboration of 40-plus musicians. The group formed 46 years ago, originally staging performances on the Minnesota-Canada border, hence the name.

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