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Location Date and Time
Schuster Center October 23, 2022 3:00 pm

About the Program

Autumn wouldn’t be complete without a family trip downtown for PhilharMonster. Gasps, giggles, and costumes abound during this afternoon when everyone prepares for the hauntingly hilarious Halloween season. Before the concert, the Dayton Philharmonic will provide activities and treats in the Wintergarden.  Don’t miss this favorite Dayton annual event!

Pre-Show Activities

Beginning at 1:45 p.m., Dayton Performing Arts Alliance will host pre-show activities in the Schuster Center Wintergarden. Activities include autumn-themed crafts, games, and an instrument petting zoo.

Dress up in your most outstanding Halloween costume for a costume parade emceed by Dayton 24/7 Now’s Nathan Edwards! The parade will begin at approximately 2:20 p.m.

PhilharMonster activities are made possible with the support of the Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association.


Williams Jurassic Park

Haydn Symphony No. 82 “The Bear, 4th movement

Anderson The Waltzing Cat

Anderson Home Stretch

Saint-Saëns (arr. White) The Carnival of the Animals (30 minutes)

  1. Introduction & Royal March of the Lion
  2. Hens and Roosters
  3. Tortoises
  4. The Elephant
  5. Chipmunks and Squirrels
  6. Moose 
  7. Characters with Long Ears
  8. The Eagle
  9. Musicians
  10. Fossils
  11. The Swan
  12. Finale

Traditional (arr. NG) Old MacDonald

Featured Artists

Neal Gittleman, conductor

Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra