IWCO to Perform Halloween Pops Concert

October 12, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra (IWCO) will perform its first concert of the 2010-2011 season on October 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts (110 E. Mulberry St., Bloomington).

Conducted by Professor of Music Steven Eggleston, the 77-member orchestra will open its 26th season with a family Halloween Pops concert narrated by Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Bob Mangialardi. The performance will feature a variety of fright-themed classical favorites including Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain,” Saint Saens’ “Danse Macabre” and Dukas’ “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” as well as surprises for children in the audience.

Tickets can be purchased through the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts ticket office by calling (309) 434-2777. General admission is $10, with a $5 discount for senior citizens and Illinois Wesleyan alumni, and $2 for high school and college students with a valid ID. For children 12 and under, admission is free.

For additional information, contact the IWCO office at (309) 556-3346 or e-mail

Contact: Katie Webb ’13, (309) 556-3181