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PCC plans series of musical events for fall

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Members of the PCC symphony orchestra rehearse on Feb. 13, 2018 at Music Academy of Eastern Carolina. (Molly Mathis/The Daily Reflector)

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The Daily Reflector

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Pitt Community College is tuning up for a series of musical events this fall. 

The performances, scheduled to run throughout this month, include a concert and relief drive for Hurricane Florence victims in New Bern, a choral show featuring two groups from PCC’s Department of Music and concerts in Farmville and Tarboro that will incorporate Halloween costume contests for children in the evening’s fun.

All events are open to the public.

Oct. 12: Grimesland Park Performance

The town of Grimesland has built an outdoor stage near 7592 Pitt St., which will be used for this concert. PCC students and faculty will present a performance featuring the PCC Jazz Band, and Elements of Praise, PCC’s gospel choir. This is a free, family-friendly concert. For information, contact R. Michael Stephenson at rstephenson@email.pittcc.edu or 493-7493.

Oct. 16: PCC Symphony Orchestra

The PCC Symphony Orchestra is traveling to New Bern to present a concert to this community that was hit hard by Hurricane Florence. PCC will be collecting materials for hurricane victims to be distributed at the concert. The First Baptist Church in New Bern, 239 Middle St., will host this free event. The PCC Symphony Orchestra will perform “Selections from West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein, “Night on Bald Mountain” by Moussorgsky, “L’Arlesienne Suite No. 1” by Bizet, “Soundtrack Highlights” by John Williams, and more. The concert starts at 7 p.m. and is a family-friendly event. For more information, or to donate hurricane materials, contact R. Michael Stephenson at rstephenson@email.pittcc.edu or 493-7493.

Oct. 18: PCC Choral and Elements of Praise Concert

The PCC Choral and Elements of Praise will join forces in concert at 7 p.m. at Temple Free Will Baptist Church, 30 West Firetower Road, Winterville.This performance will feature two strong choral programs from the PCC Department of Music. Directed by Lisa Stockard, the PCC Choral performs choral music from the Western European tradition. Elements of Praise is PCC’s gospel choir, which will close out this varied program. This concert is free, but donations will be accepted. For more information, contact R. Michael Stephenson at rstephenson@email.pittcc.edu or 493-7493.

Oct. 23: PCC Symphony Orchestra

The PCC Symphony Orchestra is performing at 7 p.m. at the Farmville Community Arts Council, 3723 N. Main St., Farmville. This is a free concert and children are invited. There will be a Halloween Costume Contest for children 12 and younger. The winner gets to direct the PCC Symphony Orchestra. The PCCSO will be performing “Selections from West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein, “Night on Bald Mountain” by Moussorgsky, “L’Arlesienne Suite No. 1” by Bizet, “Soundtrack Highlights” by John Williams, and more. This is a famil- friendly concert. For more information contact R. Michael Stephenson at rstephenson@email.pittcc.edu or 493-7493.

Oct. 28: PCC Symphony Orchestra

The PCC Symphony Orchestra will play at the Keihin Auditorium at Edgecombe Community College, 2009 W. Wilson St., Tarboro, at 3 p.m. on Oct. 28. This is a free concert and children are invited. There will be a Halloween costume contest for children 12 and younger. The winner gets to direct the PCC Symphony Orchestra. The PCCSO will perform “Selections from West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein, “Night on Bald Mountain” by Moussorgsky, “L’Arlesienne Suite No. 1” by Bizet, “Soundtrack Highlights” by John Williams, and more. For more information, contact R. Michael Stephenson at rstephenson@email.pittcc.edu or 493-7493.

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