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NOVA Alexandria Band to perform fall season, Halloween concert


The Alexandria Band for Northern Virginia Community College will host its fall season concert “Spooktacular Sounds in the Haunted Hall” from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 4915 East Campus Drive, Alexandria, VA 22311.

Along with the Wakefield High School Bands, the NOVA Alexandria Band will perform music by J.S. Bach, Mark Camphouse, Danny Elfman, Gustav Holst, John Philip Sousa, Andrew Lloyd Weber and others. During the concert, prizes will be given out to lucky audience members who attend the event dressed in Halloween costumes.

While the music program welcomes donations, “Spooktacular Sounds in the Haunted Hall” is free and open to the public. Free parking will also be available in the adjacent parking lot and in the Beauregard Street Parking Garage. The NOVA Alexandria Band is made up of NOVA students and community members. The band is directed by Lisa Eckstein; for additional information about the concert, contact Eckstein at leckstein@nvcc.edu.


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 NOVA Online. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.