An Opera Event Full of Adventure Takes the Stage at Gardner-Webb

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The School of Performing and Visual Arts Invites Public to Attend Nov. 10 Performance 

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Gardner-Webb University’s School of Performing and Visual Arts presents its students of the “Drama in Singing” class as they present Opera Scenes, Sunday, Nov. 10 at 3 p.m. in Blanton Auditorium, located in Hamrick Hall.  The concert is free and open to the public.

Directed by Dr. Megan McCauley, director of Opera Theater and assistant professor of voice for GWU, the group will perform scenes from various operas by composers such as W. A. Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, and the British duo Gilbert and Sullivan.

“It’s an event perfect for the entire family,” said McCauley.  “From pirates to monsters and everything in between, come see what opera is really about.”

The performance also features a showcase scene, where the audience can get a sneak peek at the groups upcoming production in February 2014, Menotti’s “The Old Maid and the Thief.”

More information about the School of Performing and Visual Arts – music division is available at 704-406-4453.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University’s purpose is to advance the Kingdom of God through Christian higher education by preparing graduates for professional and personal success, instilling in them a deep commitment to service and leadership, and equipping them for well-rounded lives of lasting impact, Pro Deo et Humanitate (For God and Humanity).