Wingate University Singers to hold Home Tour concert

Jennifer Gaskins (704) 233-8117
Director of Marketing and Communications

Wingate, NC – Wingate University Singers will perform in concert on Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in McGee Theatre in the George A. Batte, Jr. Fine Arts Center on campus. This free concert concludes a week-long performance tour that extended to Fayetteville, Southern Pines, Mt. Holly and Henderson, N.C. The performance will be directed by Kenney Potter, director of choral activities and assistant professor of music at Wingate University.

The free program features of a mix of multi-cultural choral works including: world music from the Philippines and Lithuania, African-American spirituals, South African pieces, and love songs from American composers Eric Whitacre and David Childs.

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 40 undergraduate majors in arts and sciences, business, communication, education, fine arts, music, and sport sciences. It also offers graduate degrees in business, 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.