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Peabody students unite through music to benefit Ukraine

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(From right) Russian classical saxophonist Nikolai Klotchkov, Tartar pianist Ramilya Saubanova, Moldovan cellist Evanghelina Ciobanu and Ukrainian flutist Denis Savelyev, JHU Peabody Institute doctoral candidates, will perform a benefit concert for Ukrainian humanitarian aid on Fri. April 15 at 7:30pm. Credit: Provided by students

Watching from afar as war and devastation unfold moved two Peabody Institute doctoral candidates, Ukrainian flutist Denis Savelyev and Russian classical saxophonist Nikolai Klotchkov -- to help. They chose the universal language of music. We get a preview of their benefit concert.

Links: Ukraine Benefit Concert event information, Ukrainian humanitarian aid donation link. (must specify Ukrainian Assistance)

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
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