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NOVA Alexandria Band to perform Halloween concert


The Northern Virginia Community College Alexandria Concert Band will celebrate Halloween with a “haunted” performance. The “Spooktacular Sounds in the Haunted Hall” will take place from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Art Center at the Alexandria Campus.

The concert will be family-friendly so the NOVA Alexandria Band welcomes students, faculty, staff and community members to enjoy a safe and fun concert for Halloween.

Lisa Eckstein, music instructor and band director, encourages everyone to come out to hear the music of J.S. Bach, David Maslanka, Edvard Grieg and others. The music program for the concert will include Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor,” “Incantation and Dance” by James Barnes Chance, “Hocus Pocus” by James Syler and more.

During the event, free parking will be available in the Beauregard Street parking garage next to the concert hall for the event. In the spirit of Halloween, there will be prizes for those who attend the event dressed in the best costumes 

The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center is located at 4915 East Campus Drive, Alexandria, VA 22311.

Media Contact: Raytevia Evans | 703.425.5839 | revans@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.