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Alex Shapiro
Alex Shapiro




Want to hear my music in concert? Here's a listing of some performances that I have information about. Click on the title to learn more about the piece.

If you know about additional concerts, drop me an email and I'll post the info and links here!

 

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A composer's work is purely abstract without musicians bringing it to life. I'm grateful to the many musicians around the world who have put their time, energy and heart into bringing my notes into the air, and to the ears of audiences!

 

 
     
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2016 concerts

To have a look at earlier concerts from 2009-2015, please visit the Concert Archive page, here current concerts

 
2016    
   
January 15, 2015
7:30 p.m.

Of Breath and Touch

Carolyn Beck, bassoon
Delores Stevens, piano

 

The 2016 Meg Quigley Vivaldi Competition and Bassoon Symposium
The Colburn School
Los Angeles, California

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January 24, 2016
1:30 p.m.

Immersion

University of Minnesota High School Honors Band
Jerry Luckhardt, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

University of Minnesota
Ted Mann Concert Hall
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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February 6, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Paper Cut

Middle School Honors Band Virginia Band & Orchestra Directors Assn
William Lake, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Hanover High School
Mechanicsville, Virginia
   
February 7, 2016
4:00 p.m.

Because I Am

Pre-premiere!

Central Bucks High School-West Choir
Joseph Ohrt, conductor

 

ACDA Preview Concert
TRINITY CENTER FOR URBAN LIFE
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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February 7, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Paper Cut

University of Alberta Concert Band, University of Alberta High School Honour Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Angela Schroeder, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

University of Alberta
Enmax Hall
Winspear Centre
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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February 11, 2016
Time TBD

Because I Am

Premiere!

Central Bucks High School-West Choir
Joseph Ohrt, conductor

 

ACDA Eastern Division Convention
Boston, Massachusetts

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February 12, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Paper Cut

Western Carolina University Wind Ensemble
Margaret Underwood, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Western Carolina University
Bardo Arts Center Theater
Cullowhee, North Carolina

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February 17, 2016
Time TBD

Tight Squeeze

Central Dauphin High School Wind Ensemble
Matt Carraher, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Central Dauphin High School
437 Piketown Road
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
   
February 20, 2016
11:00 a.m.

Paper Cut

All-State Concert Band
Marc Mueller, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Hot Springs Convention Center
Hot Springs, Arkansas

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February 21, 2016
2:00 p.m.

Intermezzo


Dominic Thibault, clarinet
James Yi, piano

 

University of Victoria
MacLaurin Building
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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February 21, 2016
2:00 p.m.

Tight Squeeze

The North Coast Symphonic Band
David Becker, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Liberty Theater
1203 Commercial
Astoria, Oregon

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February 22, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Lights Out

University of Colorado Boulder Concert Band
Matthew Dockendorf, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

University of Colorado Boulder College of Music
Grusin Music Hall
1020 18th Street
Boulder, Colorado

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February 24, 2016
Time TBD

Paper Cut

The Kendy Depoali Middle School and Damonte Ranch High School Concert Bands
Steven Schifferdecker, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Damonte Ranch Zone Concert
Damonte Ranch High School
10500 Rio Wrangler Parkway
Reno, Nevada
   
February 26, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Spark


Adam Marks, piano

  University of Miami
St. Bede Chapel
1150 Stanford Dr
Coral Gables, Florida
   
March 1, 2016
Time TBD

Paper Cut

The Stockbridge Valley Wind Ensemble
Kirsten Meyer, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Stockbridge Valley School
Munnsville, New York
   
March 7, 2016
Time TBD

Paper Cut

Faribault High School Band
Joe Timmer, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Faribault High School
330 9th Ave. SW
Faribault, Minnesota
   
March 7, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Lights Out

University of Arkansas Concert Band
Jamal Duncan, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

University of Arkansas
Faulkner Performing Arts Center
Fayetteville, Arkansas

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March 10, 2016
1:30 p.m.

Liquid Compass

The United Stated Coast Guard Band
Tim Ellison, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

CBDNA-Eastern Regional Conference
The United Stated Coast Guard Academy
15 Mohegan Ave
Leamy Hall
New London, Connecticut

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March 10, 2016
8:30 p.m.

Water Crossing


Yuki Okabe, clarinet
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Capital University
Huntington Hall
2199 E Main St
Columbus, Ohio

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March 13, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Tight Squeeze

DePauw University Band
Craig Paré, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

DePauw University
Green Center for the Performing Arts
Kresge Auditorium
Greencastle, Illinois

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March 14, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Lights Out

Maine-Endwell High School Wind Ensemble
Robin Linaberry, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Maine-Endwell High School
Endwell, New York

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March 19, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Tight Squeeze

Paper Cut

Antelope Valley College Symphonic Band
Berkeley Price, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Antelope Valley College
Lancaster, California

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March 19, 2016
8:00 p.m.

Tight Squeeze

WLU Wind Orchestra
Jessica Kun, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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March 20, 2016
7:00 p.m.

An all-Shapiro concert
of seven Shapiro chamber works:

Of Wood and Touch

Shiny Kiss
Below
Water Crossing
Vista
Unabashedly More

and the world premiere of

Arcana

Premiere!

Brian Johnston, violin
Shannon Delaney, viola
Aude Castagna, cello
Kathleen Purcell, flute
Jeff Gallagher, clarinet
Ben Dorfan, piano
Michael Tierra, piano

 

Peace United Church
900 High St.
Santa Cruz, California

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March 21, 2016
5:00 p.m.

Music for Two Big Instruments

Adam Snider, tuba
Hannah Creviston, piano

 

Arizona State University
Katzin Concert Hall
Tempe, Arizona

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March 22, 2016
Time TBD

Paper Cut

Owatonna High School Wind Band
Peter Guenther, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Owatonna High School
Owatonna, Minnesota
   
March 23, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Luvina

Ana Cervantes, piano

 

Foro Cultural 81
Positos 81, Zona Centro
Guanajuato, Mexico

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April 14, 2016
8:15 p.m.

Homecoming

Ithaca College Concert Band
Jason Silviera, conductor

 

Ithaca College
Ford Hall
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, New York

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April 17, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Tight Squeeze

University of the Incarnate Word Wind Ensemble
Brett A. Richardson, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

University of the Incarnate Word
Bennack Music Center
UIW Concert Hall
San Antonio, Texas

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April 19, 2016
8:00 p.m.

Lights Out

The University of Connecticut Wind Ensemble
Marvin McNeill, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

The University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

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April 21, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Lights Out

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Campus Band
Doug Bush, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Kimball Recital Hall
1400 R Street
Lincoln, Nebraska

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April 21, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Tight Squeeze

Texas State Symphonic Winds
Kyle R. Glaser, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Texas State University
Evans Auditorium
601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas

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April 21, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Immersion

Southwest Minnesota State University/Community Band
John Ginocchio, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Southwest Minnesota State University
SMSU Fine Arts Theatre
1501 State St.
Marshall, Minnesota

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April 22, 2016
Time TBD

Paper Cut

Minnesota State University Concert Band
Amy K. Roisum Foley, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Minnesota State University
Kato Ballroom
200 Chestnut Street
Mankato, Minnesota

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April 22, 2016
8:00 p.m.

Paper Cut

The Edina High School band
James Sewell Ballet
Paul Kile, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

James Sewell Ballet
The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
Goodale Theater
528 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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April 23, 2016
11:00 a.m.

Paper Cut

The Edina High School band
James Sewell Ballet
Paul Kile, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

James Sewell Ballet
The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
Goodale Theater
528 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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April 23, 2016
8:00 p.m.

Paper Cut

The Edina High School band
James Sewell Ballet
Paul Kile, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

James Sewell Ballet
The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
Goodale Theater
528 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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April 24, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Immersion

UW-Whitewater University Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Glenn Hayes, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

UW-Whitewater University
Young Auditorium
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, Wisconsin

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April 26, 2016
Time TBD

Moment

Consortium Premiere!

Octorara Area High School Band
Scott Cullen, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Octorara Area High School
Atglen, Pennsylvania
   
April 27, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Moment

Consortium Premiere!

University of Memphis Symphonic Band
Armand V. Hall, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

University of Memphis
Harris Concert Hall
Memphis, Tennessee

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April 28, 2016
Time TBD

Lights Out

Cumberland Valley High School Band
Dave Porter, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Cumberland Valley High School
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
   
April 29, 2016
8:00 p.m.

Paper Cut

The Edina High School band
James Sewell Ballet
Paul Kile, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

James Sewell Ballet
The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
Goodale Theater
528 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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April 30, 2016
8:00 p.m.

Paper Cut

The Edina High School band
James Sewell Ballet
Paul Kile, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

James Sewell Ballet
The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
Goodale Theater
528 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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April 30, 2016
Time TBD

Homecoming

Tight Squeeze

Liquid Compass

Lights Out

Conservatoire de Laval Symphonic Band
François-Marie Foucault, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Conservatoire de Laval
27, Rue de Bretagne
53000 LAVAL, France

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May 1, 2016
Time TBD

Homecoming

Tight Squeeze

Liquid Compass

Lights Out

Conservatoire de Laval Symphonic Band
François-Marie Foucault, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Conservatoire de Laval
27, Rue de Bretagne
53000 LAVAL, France

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May 1, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Moment

Consortium Premiere!

University of Arkansas Concert Band
Jamal Deon Duncan, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

University of Arkansas
Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center
453 N. Garland
Fayetteville, Arkansas

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May 1, 2016
8:00 p.m.

Paper Cut

The Edina High School band
James Sewell Ballet
Paul Kile, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

James Sewell Ballet
The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
Goodale Theater
528 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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May 2, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Lights Out

The University of Wyoming Symphonic Band
George Schrader, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

University of Wyoming
BCPA Concert Hall
Laramie, Wyoming

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May 3, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Moment

Consortium Premiere!

Ames High School Band
Chris Ewan, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Ames High School
Ames, Iowa
   
May 3, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Paper Cut

Wausau East High School Symphonic Band
Rob Perkins, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Wausau East High School
2607 N 18th St
Wausau, Wisconsin
   
May 3, 2016
Time TBD

Paper Cut

Tight Squeeze

Loganville High School Band
Becca Frazer, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Loganville High School
100 Trident Trail
Loganville, Georgia
   
May 4, 2016
Time TBD

Moment

Consortium Premiere!

Central Dauphin High School Band
Matthew Carraher, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Central Dauphin High School
437 Piketown Road
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
   
May 4, 2016
6:00 p.m.

Paper Cut

Joseph Kerr Middle School Band
Christopher J. Tootle, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Joseph Kerr Middle School
Elk Grove, California
   
May 5, 2016
Time TBD

Moment

Consortium Premiere!

Jensen Beach High School Band
Thomas C. Dougherty, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Jensen Beach High School
Jensen, Florida
   
May 6, 2016
Time TBD

Tight Squeeze

Mandarin High School Band
Pamela Chaffin, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Mandarin High School
Jacksonville, Florida
   
May 6, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Immersion

Mid America Freedom Band
Lee Hartman, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

J.C. Nichols Auditorium
National World War I Museum and Memorial
100 W 26th St
Kansas City, Missouri

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May 7, 2016
Time TBD

Paper Cut

Korea International School Jeju Band
Eric Bottorff, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Korea International School Jeju
Jeju, South Korea

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May 7, 2016
2:00 p.m.

Immersion

Mid America Freedom Band
Lee Hartman, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

J.C. Nichols Auditorium
National World War I Museum and Memorial
100 W 26th St
Kansas City, Missouri

Click here for info

   
May 7, 2016
5:30 p.m.

Paper Cut

Northwest Colorado Middle School Honor Band
Corry Petersen, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Battle Mountain High School Auditorium
Edwards, Colorado
   
May 10, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Rock Music

Premiere!

Patrick Marsh Middle School 7th Grade Band
Chris Gleason, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Patrick Marsh Middle School
888 Grove Street
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Click here for info

   
May 10, 2016
6:30 p.m.

Paper Cut

The Shiloh Christian High School Band
AJ Powell conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Shiloh Christian High School
1707 Johnson Rd
Springdale, Arkansas
   
May 11, 2016
Time TBD

Moment

Consortium Premiere!

Loveland High School Band
Geoffrey Miller, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Loveland High School
757 South Lebanon Road
Loveland, Ohio
   
May 11, 2016
Time TBD

Paper Cut

Riverdale School District Band
Chris Simonson, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Riverdale School District
Muscoda, Wisconsin
   
May 11, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Tight Squeeze

Ferndale High School Wind Ensemble
Elon J. Jamison, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Ferndale High School
881 Pinecrest
Ferndale, Michigan
   
May 11, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Moment

Consortium Premiere!

James Logan High School Band
Adam Wilke, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  James Logan High School
Union City, California
   
May 11, 2016
Time TBD

Paper Cut

Spanish Fork High School Concert Band
Clint Roberts, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Spanish Fork High School
Spanish Fork, Utah
   
May 12, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Moment

Consortium Premiere!

Fountain-Fort Carson High School Symphonic Band
Jason Nitsch, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Fountain-Fort Carson High School
FFC Auditorium
Fountain, Colorado
   
May 12, 2016
Time TBD

Lights Out

The Del Rio High School Symphonic Band
Aldo Morales, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Del Rio High School
Del Rio, Texas
   
May 12, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Moment

Consortium Premiere!

Gilford High School Band
Lyvie Beyrent, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Gilford High School
Gilford, New Hampshire
   
May 15, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Slippery

Premiere!

Bas Duo:
Elyse Knobloch, flute
Peter Press, guitar

 

New Jersey Flute Society
Calvary Lutheran Church
165 W. Crescent Ave
Allendale, New Jersey

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May 16, 2016
Time TBD

Moment

Ames High School Band
Chris Ewan, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Iowa Bandmasters Conference
Des Moines, Iowa
   
May 16, 2016
Time TBD

Paper Cut

Leander High School Band
Ali Carraher, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Leander High School
Leander, Texas
   
May 18, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Vista


Zoé Pouri, violin
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Mannheimer Schlagwerk Electricks Ensemble
Alte Feuerwache
Brückenstrasse 2
Mannheim, Germany

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May 19, 2016
Time TBD

Moment

Consortium Premiere!

Octorara Area High School Band
Scott Cullen, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Octorara Area High School
Atglen, Pennsylvania
   
May 19, 2016
Time TBD

Moment

Consortium Premiere!

White River High School Band
Dr. Rich Kuntzelman, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  White River High School
Buckley, Washington
   
May 22, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Train of Thought

Premiere!

Musicians TBD
Paul Kile, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Edina High School
6754 Valley View Rd
Edina, Minnesota
   
May 25, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Moment

Consortium Premiere!

Mount Rainier High School Wind Ensemble
Jordan Beckman, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

 

Highline Performing Arts Center
401 South 152nd Street
Burien, Washington

Click here for info

   
May 26, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Tight Squeeze

West Orange High School Band
Erin Lagatic, conductor
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  West Orange High School
51 Conforti Avenue
West Orange, New Jersey
   
June 2, 2016
Time TBD

Lights Out

Serra High School Band
Electronics created by Alex Shapiro

  Serra High School
Tierrasanta, San Diego, California
     
     
cormorants

To have a look at earlier concerts from 2009-2014, please visit the Concert Archive page, here current concerts

 
     

This is just a sampling of concerts.
If you know of others which should be added to these listings,
please email Alex Shapiro.

 

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