Dear Friends,
As 2016 draws to a close Kneisel Hall has so much for which to be grateful. Thank you dedicated faculty, staff, gifted young artists, generous donors, foundations, advertisers, subscribers, alumni and participants in the Program for Maine Students and ACMI. We wish you all health, happiness and chamber music that touches your heart in 2017.

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