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UL Symphony rehearses for annual Halloween concert

Posted at 9:11 PM, Oct 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-25 23:39:05-04

The UL Symphony is set to get into the holiday “spirit” in anticipation for Halloween.

Thursday, the group rehearsed well into the evening in preparation for Friday’s concert. The UL Symphony Orchestra will hold their annual concert at Angelle Hall on UL’s campus.

The theme of Friday’s concert is based around “travel to outer space.” The concert will feature “heavenly body” music including Jupiter from Holst’s The Planets, Star Trek: Into Darkness Suite, Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, The Theme from ET, and music from Battle Star Galactica.

The UL Choirs and UL Opera Theatre will also be featured in a few selections.

Members of the orchestra will be dressed in costumes and the audience is also encouraged to show up in their favorite Halloween costumes.

The show begins Friday, October 26, 7:30 pm.  Admission is $10 for adults, FREE for 17 and younger, FREE for all UL students, faculty, and staff with I.D.

All proceeds benefit the UL-Lafayette Orchestra Program. For more information call the UL School of Music at (337) 482-6012.