KCC Concert Band to present annual Halloween Concert, costume contest Oct. 23

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The Kellogg Community College Concert Band marks a return to in-person performances this month with a concert consisting of Halloween music on campus in Battle Creek.

The KCC Concert Band’s annual Halloween Concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Binda Performing Arts Center, located on campus at 450 North Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

Face masks are required to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and attendees are encouraged to dress in Halloween costumes to compete for prizes for best costume.

The KCC Concert Band includes more than two dozen members under the direction of Laura Bandlow. Selections to be performed during the Halloween Concert include:

  • “A Young Person’s Guide to John Williams,” featuring hits from one of the nation’s most prolific movie music composers and including selections the Harry Potter series, “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” and “Hook”
  • Music from “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”
  • “Haunted Carnival,” an original piece composed by Rob Grice
  • “Music for a Darkened Theatre,” a medley of Danny Elfman music including selections from “Beetlejuice,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” Spider-Man” and “Tales from the Crypt”

For more information about the KCC Concert Band’s upcoming Halloween Concert or other KCC arts events, contact KCC’s Arts and Communication offices at 269-965-4126 or visit kellogg.edu/community-performing-arts.

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