The Hope College Wind Ensemble will present its annual Halloween Concert on Thursday, Oct. 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.
The public is invited. Admission is free.
The Ensemble will be performing “Godzilla Eats Las Vegas,” by Eric Whitacre; “Symphony No. 1 ‘Lord of the Rings,’" by Johan DeMeij; “Infernal Dance,” by Igor Stravinsky; and “Jedi Steps and Finale,” “Chillers and Thrillers,” and “Jurassic Park,” by John Williams.
The performers will all be in costume, and members of the audience are welcome to wear costumes as well. Families are encouraged to attend.
The Wind Ensemble is directed by Gabe Southard. Southard is an associate professor at Hope, where he also conducts the Concert Band, and the Faculty and Student Collaborative Ensemble. He completed his Doctorate of Musical Arts in conducting at Michigan State University, and has performed with the Madison Symphony Orchestra and the Lucca, Italy, Opera Orchestra, as well as a number of community orchestras.
Audience members who need assistance to fully enjoy any event at Hope are encouraged to contact the college's Events and Conferences Office by emailing email@example.com or calling 616-395-7222 on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts is located at 221 Columbia Ave., between Ninth and 10th streets.