Contributed Photo by Anna Pechanec AnchetaIdyllwild Arts Students Nathan Bacon and Michael Cantu rehearse with members of MUSICA! ECHOrchestra. ■ By Anna Pechanec Ancheta / Contributed It’s been said that people fear performing in public more than anything except dying. To the students in MUSICA! Everyone’s Community Harmonious Orchestra (ECHOrchestra), performing is what keeps them alive, alert and nourished. Sunday they went to Idyllwild Arts Academy to perform and to demonstrate what MUSICA! BRIDGE entails, what it expects and what results from six to eight hours of weekly practice. Why do these kids give their afterschool time? For them, it is fun and it’s where their friends are. The hidden reason

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