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The Alexandria NOVA Band to play Halloween concert


Spend a night listening to frighteningly good music at the “Spooktacular Sounds in the Haunted Hall: A Halloween Concert.” The Alexandria NOVA Band will play a selection of music from various composers, including Hector Berlioz, Henry Fillmore, Michael Markowski, Giacomo Puccini, Camille Saint-Saens and Robert W. Smith.

The band includes both NOVA students and community members. Lisa C. Eckstein, a music instructor at NOVA-Alexandria, will direct the band. A movement piece will also be presented by NOVA students and directed by Kate Al-Shamma, assistant professor in the Communication Studies and Theatre Department at NOVA-Alexandria.

Attendees are encouraged to come in costume to receive special prizes. Everyone who attends will leave with trick-or-treat goodie bags.

7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24

Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus, Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 3001 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311

The concert is free and open to the public. Garage parking is $6.

Concert Contact:
Lisa C. Eckstein, music instructor and band director at NOVA-Alexandria, 703.845.6252 or leckstein@nvcc.edu

Media Contact: Jennifer Gonzalez | 703.425.5839 | jgonzalez@nvcc.edu

Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.