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W&L Presents a Faculty Harp Recital with Jaclyn Wappel and Colleen Potter Thorburn In the spirit of Halloween, Thorburn and Wappel will create a musical soundscape inspired by the legends, literature and classic films of the season.

Washington and Lee University presents a faculty harpist recital, with Jaclyn Wappel, lecturer in music at W&L, and Colleen Potter Thornburn, harp instructor at Virginia Commonwealth University, in Wilson Concert Hall, at 3 p.m. on Oct. 27. No tickets are required.

In the spirit of Halloween, harpists Thorburn and Wappel will create a musical soundscape inspired by the legends, literature and classic films of the season. Using combinations of two harps, narration, visual effects and more, the program will feature original arrangements and transcriptions, including J.S. Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue in D minor,” Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and world premiere medleys from the movies of Tim Burton.