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Tanglewood Music Center's Contemporary Music Festival 8/5-8

Ellen Highstein - white woman wearing eyeglasses and a yellow rain jacket stands, background is leaves
Sarah LaDuke
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WAMC

Ellen Highstein stepped down earlier this year as director of The Tanglewood Music Center after 25 years in the post, but she is back this summer overseeing the summer institute for promising young artists as well as the Festival of Contemporary Music, which runs August 4-8.

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