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Idaho State Civic Symphony’s Halloween Spooktacular will be a treat for the whole family Oct. 31

October 21, 2015
ISU Marketing and Communications

POCATELLO— Idaho State Civic Symphony’s annual Halloween Spooktacular, a family concert and musical fair, is set Oct. 31 in the Stephen’s Performing Arts Center.

Attendees are encouraged to dress up as their favorite character and bring children in their Halloween costumes. During this mid-day event, participants can enjoy games, activities, costumes and live music that consists of a more upbeat tempo. Halloween Spooktacular is family oriented Halloween event.

The violin section during a previous Spooktacular.

Additional entertainment will include interesting and fun-filled educational activities in the Rotunda from 1 to 1:45 p.m.

Families can enjoy the musical “petting zoo” area, staffed by orchestra members and ISU music education students. Children are encouraged to look closely at the orchestral instruments and discover how the sound is produced. They will be given the opportunity to experiment with playing one. There will also be “baby” instruments for children to enjoy. Guests are encouraged to sample other musical education activities around the Rotunda. The trumpet fanfare summoning sound will notify guests when to come into the Jensen Grand Concert Hall for a musical treat.

Kathleen Lane, ISU Professor of Music, will star as an emcee along with the musicians of the Idaho State-Civic Symphony. Performances start at 2 p.m. Grant Harville will be the conductor and artistic director. The concert is expected to last one hour and will be filled with familiar and spirited pieces.

Tickets are available at the ISU Box Office in person or by phone at 282-3595. Cost is $8 per person or $27 for a family of up to four people. Pre-concert activities are included with the ticket.


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