Wingate University’s choral department presents “Dancing and Singing”

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

September 23, 2010

Wingate, N.C. - The Wingate University Choral Department will present “Dancing and Singing," a free performance, at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 7, in the George A. Batte, Jr. Fine Arts Center. Director of Choral Activities Kenney Potter calls the concert "an eclectic collection of music focusing on dancing and dance rhythms." Included in the repertoire is Liebeslieder Waltzes by Johannes Brahms, music from Ghana, Haiti, Ireland, and a piece from Slumdog Millionaire.

The University Singers is open to all students by audition. The students learn sacred and secular music from the Renaissance to the present. This organization represents the University on and off campus.

For more information about the event, please call, 704-233-8316 or visit online at,

About Wingate University
Founded in 1896, Wingate University is a private four-year co-educational institution of 2,373 students offering active learning opportunities through personalized instruction, world travel, and career discovery and community service.

Wingate offers 32 undergraduate majors in arts and science, business, communication, education, fine arts, music and sports 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 four years.