“Symphonic Tricks and Orchestral Treats” to bring ghoulish fun to the Grand Opera House


Photo Courtesy of The Macon Symphony Orchestra Members of the Macon Symphony Orchestra perform a piece at The Grand Opera House. The group’s next performance will take place Oct. 24 at the same venue.

The Macon Symphony Orchestra’s next haunt of the Grand Opera House, “Symphonic Tricks and Orchestral Treats,” will take place Saturday, Oct. 24.

This Halloween-themed concert will feature pieces, such as excerpts from Danny Elfman’s “Nightmare Before Christmas” and Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” among other holiday favorites.

All Mercer students can attend the show for free by presenting their student IDs at the door.  Mercer students will be admitted on a first come, first serve basis while seating lasts.

“We hope Mercer students will come and experience the fun,” said Laura Dannenburg, administrative assistant for the Macon Symphony Orchestra.

Adult tickets are $25; student tickets will be sold for $10, and children can be admitted for $8.

There will be a special ticket price for alumni and their families. In order to redeem the discounted ticket prices, alumni must use the code “Mercer Alum” when purchasing concert tickets. Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office.

The concert will begin at 7 p.m. with the box office opening at 6 p.m. Maestro Jerry Steichen will hold a conductor’s chat at 6:30 p.m.

Those who attend the concert are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.

For more information, please visit maconsymphony.com or call 478-301-5300.