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The Niagara Council of the Arts has awarded $21,750 in state grants to 13 non-profit local organizations for programs this year, said Marion Calandrelli, decentralization coordinator for the council.

Award totals, recipients and projects are:

$3,570, Music School of Niagara, Niagara Falls, toward Summer Music Day Camp Program.

$3,500, First Baptist Church, Niagara Falls, toward concerts as part of "A Gift of Music III."

$3,500, Lockport Concert Association, Lockport, toward the 1991 concert series.

$3,000, Historical Society of North German Settlements in Western New York, Niagara Falls, for publication of the book, "Uprooted From Prussia -- Transplanted in America."

$3,000, Niagara Civic Ballet, Niagara Falls, towards presentation of "The Nutcracker Suite."

$1,500, Niagara Council of Churches, Niagara Falls, to commission a musician to write a modern "Seven Last Words."

$1,500, North Presbyterian Concert Committee, North Tonawanda, toward orchestral concert and brass quintet programs.

$1,080, Wheatfield Community Band, Sanborn, for new concert band music by Western New York composers.

$900, First Presbyterian Church, Lewiston, towards concerts as part of "Music for a Sunday Afternoon."

$500, Cayuga Island Homeowners Association, Niagara Falls, towards "Cayuga Island Music Fest '91."

$500, First Presbyterian Church, Lockport, for presentation of Handel's "Messiah."

$476, Niagara Arts Guild, Lockport, for visits by nine guest artists and painting a laboratory.

$424, Niagara Society of Artists, Niagara Falls, toward presentation of artists' lectures, demonstrations and exhibits.

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