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Wingate University presents percussion Christmas concert

12/2/2010
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Wingate University presents percussion Christmas concert

Wingate, N.C. - Wingate University presents a free percussion Christmas concert on Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in McGee Theatre of the George A. Batte, Jr. Fine Arts Center.

Josh Walker, adjunct percussionist and teacher, will direct the concert featuring different genres of music, from Christmas theme to drum ensembles and mallet ensembles. Stubernic, a featured marimba trio piece, will showcase the performers travelling around the marimba and playing on different parts of the instrument.

For more information contact Josh Walker at walkerjd221@gmail.com or (803) 517-4465.

About Wingate University

Founded in 1896, Wingate University is a private comprehensive University with more than 2,300 students on campuses in Wingate and Matthews, North Carolina. The University offers 32 undergraduate majors, 36 minors and career concentrations, numerous pre-professional programs, graduate degrees in business, accounting, physician assistant studies, sport administration, and doctorates in pharmacy and education. Wingate students gain the tools and support they need to excel in academics and apply that learning toward an extraordinary career and life. The campus community offers in-class learning, out-of-class experiences, strong mentors, a competitive yet caring environment and rewarding community service opportunities for a complete educational experience.

Wingate student athletes compete in 19 NCAA Division II sports, and the University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award for the past four years.
For more information, go to www.wingate.edu