Civic Orchestra to Give Halloween Concert

Oct. 23, 2013           

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— The Illinois Wesleyan School of Music’s Civic Orchestra will give a Halloween concert under the direction of Steven Eggleston, professor of music with narrations by Robert Mangialardi, visiting assistant professor of music. The event will be held Friday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts (600 N. East St., Bloomington).

Admission is free for University students who present an ID, and for students 8th grade and under. High school students will be admitted for $2.00 with an ID. Tickets for senior citizens and IWU alumni are $5.00, and general admission is $10.00. To purchase tickets, call the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts’ box office at (309)-434-2777.

The concert will feature the selections: The Exorcism of the Sugar Plum Fairy by Michael Schelle; Night on Bald Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky; The Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns (featured soloists R. Kent Cook, professor of music and Ilia Radoslavov, assistant professor of music); March to the Scaffold from Symphonie Fantastique by Hector Berlioz; and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Paul Dukas. 

For information regarding the concert, ccontact the School of Music at (309)-556-3061, or send an email to The IWU Civic Orchestra also has a Facebook page at

Contact: Hannah Dhue, ’15, (309) 556-3181,