LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A free concert in Lafayette encourages kids to think about playing music.
About 115 members of the Purdue Band and Orchestra gathered to play a free concert at the Long Center this afternoon.
A variety of creepy classics and popular theme songs from movies were played during the concert.
The band members were dressed in numerous Halloween costumes.
Purdue assistant bands directors Ishbah Cox said it's not only a fun concert for the kids but a learning experience.
"The thing is to give the opportunity for the students to see how these instruments work and hopefully inspire some students to continue to play or start playing instruments," said Cox.
After the concert, visitors could grab a few treats and try out a some instruments.
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