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Auburn Community Orchestra presents Orchestra On the Hill on Oct. 19

September 29 2023

AUBURN, Ala.- The Auburn Community Orchestra (ACO) will perform its fall concert, Orchestra on the Hill, on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 6 p.m. Presented by the Caroline Marshall Draughn Center for the Arts and Humanities (Pebble Hill) and the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center, this event will be held the on lawn at Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.).

The program will include the following: "Light Cavalry Overture" "Prelude to the 49th Parallel," "Peer Gynt Suite No. 1" and "Star Wars Epic: Part 1."

The ACO is under the direction of music director and conductor Colin Cureton, a graduate teaching assistant for the Auburn University Band Program. Cureton was a part of the Troy University Marching Band where he served as the drumline head section leader. At Auburn, Cureton studies conducting with Dr. Corey Spurlin. In addition to his responsibilities at Auburn, Cureton serves as associate pastor and director of music at Ray Baptist Church in Alexander City. Under his direction, the ACO will provide Auburn residents and visitors an expertly rehearsed and enthusiastically prepared concert.

Come early and grab a free bag of popcorn from the Auburn Popcorn Company along with some fun giveaways. There will be plenty of space for guests to bring a blanket and/or chairs to spread out and enjoy the concert in person. Orchestra on the Hill is FREE, family-friendly and open to the public.