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Name: Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic

Line up: This ensemble is made up of a rotating band of high school musicians from Saline. They earn a spot in the group through competitive auditions. 

Sound: The eclectic, versatile group plays folk, bluegrass, Americana, jazz, swing and Celtic. 

History: Throughout the past quarter century the Saline Fiddlers have marched in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, toured all over the world and performed at the White House five times. 

Next: The Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic will open for Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder Saturday at the Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty in Ann Arbor. Tickets start at $45 and are available via Ticketmaster.com. For more information on the Saline Fiddlers visit salinefiddlers.com. 

Melody Baetens

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