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Gunn Choir Concert with Michelle Jordan
Gunn High School Choirs and Bay Area singer Michelle Jordan will team up for a vocal celebration of the power of music to inspire entitled "It's All About Love." April 1, 7:30 p.m. $7 adult; $5 student. Gunn High School, Spangenberg Theatre, 780 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto.
 

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'The Demo'
A collaboration between Ben Neill, Mikel Rouse and Bob McGrath, "The Demo" is a music-theater performance that reimagines an early computer technology demonstration in 1968 by Douglas Engelbart. April 1 and 2, 7:30 p.m. $40-$65. Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford.
 

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Good Friday Concert with St. Lawrence String Quartet
In this free concert, Stanford University's St. Lawrence String Quartet will perform Franz Joseph Haydn's "Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross," a seven-part work that will be punctuated by readings of the Good Friday service by the Dean for Religious Life Jane Shaw. April 3, 5 p.m. Free. Memorial Church, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford.

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Palo Alto Philharmonic Orchestra Concert IV
The Palo Alto Philharmonic will perform a program including Jennifer Higdon's "blue cathedral," Sergei Prokofiev's "Love for Three Oranges Suite," and Antonin Dvorak's Concerto for Violoncello. The featured soloist will be Michael Chung, winner of the 2013 Mondavi Young Artists Competition. April 11, 8 p.m. $22 general; $18 senior (age 62 plus); $10 student. Cubberley Community Center Theater, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

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Aiyun Huang, Percussion *Stanford Live Informance
For this Stanford Live Informance, award-winning percussionist Aiyun Huang will perform and discuss her work that challenges the boundaries of percussion and theater. April 11, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Community School of Music and Arts, Tateuchi Hall, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.

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Fortnightly Music Club concert
For its April concert, the Fortnightly Music Club will perform pieces by Chopin, Granados and Turina, as well as club member and composer Dale Victorine. April 12, 7 p.m. Free. Lucie Stern Community Center, Ballroom, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

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Organ concert based on dance
Kimberly Marshall, the Goldman Professor of Organ from Arizona State University, will perform a concert called "A Dance through Time," in which she will play organ music based on dance forms from the 14th to the 21st centuries. Admission price includes wine at the intermission. April 24, 7:30 p.m. $20 general; $10 senior, student. Christ Church Portola Valley, 815 Portola Road, Portola Valley.

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'An Italian Lineage'
Dr. Paul Flight will lead the 25-voice California Bach Society in an Italian program, featuring a recently discovered double-choir mass by Domenico Scarlatti, Verdi's "Ave Maria," the 20th-century "Messa di Requiem" by Ildebrando Pizzetti, and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco's "Romancero Gitano" for choir and solo guitar. April 25, 8-10 p.m. $33; discounts available for seniors, students, under age 30, advance purchase. All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley St., Palo Alto.

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Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra
Jindong Cai will conduct the Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra in two concerts, with a programs featuring Milhaud's "La création du monde," Ravel's "Le tombeau de Couperin," and Brahms' "Concerto for Violin and Cello." Chen Zhao, violin, and Sebastian Gingras, cello, from the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra will serve as guest artists. May 9, 7:30-9:30 p.m.; May 10, 2:30-4:30 p.m. $10-$20. Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford.
 

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Winter Series: Clarinet Celebration
Clarinetists David Shifrin and Romie de Guise-Langlois will join with with violinist Arnaud Sussmann and pianist Hyeyeon Park play a program of works for clarinet and ensemble. May 17, 4 p.m. $50/$45 general; $25/$20 under age 30. The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton.
 

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Gunn Choir Spring Concert
At this annual performance, Gunn Choir will perform its spring repertoire and honor its graduating seniors. May 28, 7:30 p.m. $7 general; $5 student. Gunn High School, Spangenberg Theatre, 780 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto.