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