Choral Concert performance at Wingate University

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Wingate, N.C. – Wingate University will host a Choral Concert entitled, “Songs of the People,” on Thursday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. The free concert will be held in McGee Theatre in the George A. Batte, Jr. Fine Arts Center on campus.

The concert, conducted by Dr. Kenney Potter, director of choral activities and assistant professor of music, will include four choirs: University Singers, Chamber Choir, Women's Choir and Men's Choir. The repertoire includes folksongs from around the globe, including Brazil, Venezuela, Latvia, Ireland and Scotland. Additionally, African American spirituals and American folksongs will be performed at the concert.

About Wingate University
Founded in 1896, Wingate University is a private four-year co-educational institution of 2,159 students offering active learning opportunities through personalized instruction, world travel, career discovery and community service.

Wingate offers more than 34 undergraduate majors in arts and sciences, business, communication, education, fine arts, music and sport sciences. It also offers graduate degrees in business, accounting, education, physician assistant studies and sport administration. In addition, the school awards the Doctor of Pharmacy and the Doctor of Education degrees.

Bulldog student-athletes compete in 19 NCAA Division II sports. Wingate University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award for the past three years.