The night was dark, as the ominous sound of clanging greeted us from the gloom of the darkened concert hall. Was it the ghost of concerts past? No, it was the Southern Village chimes striking the hour, as we gathered for our Scary! Sixty Seconds Contest and Music Celebration!
The audience had a great time listening to all seven scary pieces composed by members of Harmonia, in honor of Halloween:
And the winners were ….
Congratulations to Noah, Charles and Grace!
In this concert, several performers created a sort of “petting zoo” of unusual instruments. Here, Tim Dyess, master of French Horn, shows us the wonderul alphorn, with its long tube and distinct sound. The length of an alphorn and a French Horn are the same, Tim taught us. He told us about the traditional music of the alps and played several wonderful selections. We had great fun later trying it out and exploring this beautiful instrument at close hand.