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Grammy winners kick off kids’ concert series


Sunday Afternoons of Music for Children has announced a six-concert series for 2013-2014 at the University of Miami’s Gusman Concert Hall that kicks off with a Grammy-winning duo.

The Okee Dokee Brothers, whose Can You Canoe? won the 2013 Grammy for best children’s album, will perform Oct. 27 in a program presented with Festival Miami.

The series continues with the Greater Miami Symphonic Band Dec. 1, the guitar-bass duo Trout Fishing in America Jan. 19, the Florida Youth Orchestra Feb. 23, Peter and the Wolf performed by UM’s Frost Symphony Orchestra with Martin Bookspan as narrator March 23 and Miami City Ballet principal dancers April 27.

Performances take place at 3 p.m. Sundays at Gusman, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. Tickets to the opening concert are $10 for children ages 2 to 12, $15 for adults at 305-284-4940 or Tickets for the remainder of the performances are $10 and $12 at 305-271-7150 or, with subscriptions available. Children younger than 2 are admitted free.

Kathy Martin

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