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Sun, Oct 27


Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center

Children's Halloween Concert

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Children's Halloween Concert
Children's Halloween Concert

Time & Location

Oct 27, 2019, 2:30 PM

Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center, Hays, KS 67601, USA

About the Event

Conductor: Brian Buckstead

Director: Meredith Cory

Young Christoph writes to his uncle about a wild-haired, cranky stranger who has moved in the apartment upstairs. Who could it be? None other than Ludwid van Beethoven! This touching story unfolds with more than 25 excerpts of the composer's most beautiful works. Christoph comes to understand the genius of Beethoven, the beauty of his music and the torments of his deafness.

This 50 minute program is an ideal introduction to classical music for audience members ages 6 and up (all ages welcomed)!


1:30-2:15pm | Pre-Concert Family Activities

Activities include: 

• Instrument Petting Zoo

• A hands-on activity to show "How We Hear Music"

• Drumming Circle

• Story Hour with the Hays Public Librabry

• Betthoven Coloring Sheets

• Halloween Parade (Come in your costumes)

• Trick or Treat bags for the first 300 kids

• Free Violin or Cello Group Lessons (2nd Grade and up, register on our home page. Limited to 10 kids per class.)

2:30pm | Children's Halloween Concert

Post-concert treats sponsored by Sandra Gottschalk, and the Hays Convention and Visitor's Bureau.

Special Thanks to the following folks for helping make this performance possible!

Hays Symphony Guild

FHSU Department of Music & Theatre

Sandra Gottschalk

Hays Convention & Visitors Bureau

FHSU Student Chapter of the National Association of Music Educators

Sigma Alpha Iota

Hays Arts Council

Hays Public Library

FHSU Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

McDonalds of Hays

KC Strings

USD489 Music Teachers

Meredith Cory and our actors

Hays Community Theatre

Hays Symphony musicians and publicity committee

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