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Two violinists and a cellist from the Manhattan Chamber Players will join festival co-founders Robert Bonfiglio and Claire Hoffman to close the event Sept. 7-8. (Photos courtesy of Manhattan Chamber Players)

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Grand Canyon Music Festival celebrates 35 years

Guest artists include Catalyst Quartet and New York's Manhattan Chamber Players

In 1983, Robert Bonfiglio and Claire Hoffman had an idea – to fill one of the seven natural wonders of the world with the most glorious music they could muster.