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Loudoun Symphony presents

Halloween and Spooky Music

Program


This is Halloween by Danny Elfman (arr. Hannah K. Watson)

Featuring LSYO Philharmonic Orchestra members:

Felicity Banner, violin and Eva Ulreich, violin


Spooky Scary Skeletons by Andrew Gold

Featuring LSYO Symphonic Orchestra member:

Paige Caraway, oboe


Sally’s Song by Danny Elfman

Featuring LSYO String Orchestra member:

Kai Canales, violin


In the Hall of the Mountain King by Edvard Grieg (arr. Yana Nikol)

Featuring LSYO Philharmonic member:

Anna Chen, flute

with Yana Nikol, flute


About the artists


Felicity Banner is a Freshman at Loudoun County High School. She studies violin with Patrick Shaughnessy at Catoctin School of Music. This is her 4th year with LSYO. Felicity also enjoys painting, reading, and spending time at the barn.


Eva Ulreich is a freshman at Tuscarora High School and Academies of Loudoun. She studies violin with Tara Planeta at Catoctin School of Music. This is her 3rd year with LSYO. Eva also studies voice and is an aspiring animator.


Paige Caraway has homeschooled for the past 7 years and highly values family. In addition to playing oboe, she participates on swim team and plays piano. Her favorite cuisine is Ethiopian and you can often find her reading novels with dragons in them.


Kai Canales just moved to Leesburg, VA from North Carolina and is excited to be a part of LYSO. He is no stranger to the stage, whether it be for talent shows, music theater or orchestra. Kai is currently a 7th grader at Harper Park Middle school.


Anna Chen, 8th grader from Rachel Cason middle school. She studies flute with Yana Nikol. This is Anna’s first year with LSYO.


About the composers


Danny Elfman is an American composer, singer, and songwriter. He came to prominence as the singer-songwriter for the band Oingo Boingo in the early 1980s. Since the 1990s, Elfman has garnered international recognition for composing over 100 feature film scores including A Nightmare Before Christmas, as well as compositions for television, stage productions, and the concert hall.


Andrew Gold was an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer who influenced much of the Los Angeles-dominated pop/soft rock sound in the 1970s. Spooky Scary Skeletons is the most well known of the songs from Gold's album Halloween Howls


Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian composer and pianist. Grieg is considered one of the main composers of the Romantic era. His music is part of the standard classical repertoire worldwide. He composed the incidental music for Henrik Isben’s play Peer Gynt, which includes “In the Hall of the Mount King” and “Morning”, two of his most widely-recognized works.

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