Wingate University Music Department

Wingate University’s Department of Music exists to provide music instruction of high quality to students enrolled in music degree programs. It offers performance opportunities in instrumental and vocal ensembles for all students as well as concerts, recitals and master classes for music students, the campus community and the public. 

Students and faculty in the Department of Music at Wingate University regularly present ensemble concerts of outstanding quality in McGee Theatre.

http://www.wingate.edu/academics/music

C. Douglas Helms Art Gallery

The Helms Gallery is located in the Batte Center and is open M-F 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

The mission of the C. Douglas Helms Gallery of Art is to encourage, collect, exhibit, and interpret visual art from around the world to challenge, inspire, and educate the students and community of Wingate, NC.  The Helms Gallery supports the educational mission of Wingate University by promoting visual experiences that embrace a global perspective within a liberal arts education. The ongoing exhibitions and programs provide a network for students, faculty, and alumni to engage in continuing dialogue.

http://www.wingate.edu/academics/art

University Cultural Events at The Batte Center

 
Feb 23
Thu @ 7:30 pm
University Singers and Chamber Choir Home Concert
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
WU Music Department

The Wingate University Singers and Chamber Choir's annual winter tour culminates in this home concert.

Feb 27
Mon @ 7:30 pm
Wind Ensemble Concert
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
WU Music Department

Performance by Wingate University Wind Ensemble

Mar 2
Thu @ 7:30 pm
Wingate University Men's and Women's Choirs Concert
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
WU Music Department

The Wingate University Men's and Women's Choir present vocal music that spans the centuries of music history.

Apr 7
Fri @ 7:30 pm
The Advanced Women's Ensemble
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
WU Music Department

The Advanced Women's Ensemble celebrates women by performing music with texts by influential women throughout history. 

Apr 21
Fri @ 7:30 pm
Evening of Opera Scenes
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
WU Music Department

Students will perform fully staged scenes from opera and operetta featuring standard repertoire as well as some more obscure offerings. There will be laughter, tears, love, and incredible talent! 

May 1
Mon @ 7:30 pm
Wind Ensemble Concert
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
WU Music Department

Performance by Wingate University Wind Ensemble

May 2
Tue @ 7:30 pm
Chamber Ensemble Concert
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
WU Music Department

Performance by Wingate University Chamber Ensemble

May 4
Thu @ 7:30 pm
Wingate University Choirs Spring Concert
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
WU Music Department

The Wingate University Choirs present their final concert of the season.

 
Jan 20
Fri @ 10:00 am
Color Puzzles by Mary Margaret Myers
PRESENTED AT
Helms Gallery
SPONSORED BY
Wingate Communications and Art Department

With a background in music, this two-dimensional artist begins her creative process by painting with tape. The work of Mary Margaret Myers is a symphony of forms dealing with figure-ground relationships, fractals, and color puzzles. (Exhibit open Jan 20-Mar 2)

Mar 16
Thu @ 5:00 pm
The Brady Collection
PRESENTED AT
Hinson Museum
SPONSORED BY
Wingate Communications and Art Department

Charlotte Neonatologist, Dr. Larry Brady has been an art collector for more than 25 years. With a focus on North Carolina artists, Dr. Brady will exhibit in Hinson Art Museum. The srtists represented include Maud Gatewood, Harvey Littleton, David Chihuly, and sculptor Micheal Sherrill. (Exhibit open Mar 15-May 16)

Mar 28
Tue @ 5:00 pm
The Dwindling Supply of Our Most Precious Resources
PRESENTED AT
Helms Gallery
SPONSORED BY
Wingate Communications and Art Department

Artist Jeff Murphy will exhibit his large-scale images of our most precious resource -water. Murphey's provocative images of the effects of drought and pollution, serves as an important wake-up call for this ecological issue. (Exhibit open Mar 20- May 2)

 
Mar 23
Thu @ 7:30 pm
Ben Simon - CEO & Co-founder of Imperfect Produce
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
Distinguished Speakers Series
Ben Simon, Co-Founder and CEO of Imperfect Produce, America's leading consumer brand for ugly produce
 
Imperfect Produce is on a mission to find a home for the 6 billion pounds of produce per year that is currently wasted because it falls short of grocery stores' strict standards of beauty.