Huntingdon News

October 28, 2013
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Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon offers Halloween organ concert, costume contest

Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College will offer a creative alternative to haunt your Halloween: a Halloween Organ Concert, Thursday, October 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the College's Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall.  Various artists from the Montgomery Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and other musicians will perform in the program, part of the Harald Rohlig Organ Recital Series.  Audience members are invited to wear costumes—prizes will be awarded.  The event is free and open to the public.  

Performers and musical selections will include Jim Sadie, selections from "The Phantom of the Opera" and Bach's Toccata in d minor; Kelley Garrett, Christy Henson, and John Morris, "Max Cat Rag" and "Charlie Dog Blues;" Rebecca Taylor, "Two Funerals and A Dance;" Gene Montgomery, selections from Peer Gynt Suite by Edvard Grieg; Kelley Garrett with Roy Goldfinger, "Teddy Bears' Picnic;" and James Conely, themes from Count Dracula

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college. Ranked in the top tier of regional colleges by U.S. News and World Report and consistently listed in the Princeton Review's "The Best Colleges: Region by Region," Huntingdon has for three years been recognized on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Washington Monthly, which ranks colleges on the basis of their contributions to the public good, places Huntingdon in the top 20% of 352 baccalaureate colleges. Huntingdon's music program offers a major in music with concentrations in voice or instrumental music or worship leadership, and a major in P–12 music education, with teaching certification in choral or instrumental music.

Huntingdon's Cultural and Community Events Series programs are sponsored by Baptist Health. 



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