Concert Choir, Chorale and Handbells Event Offers a Variety of Selections

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Gardner-Webb School of Performing and Visual Arts Invites Public to Attend Oct. 8 Performance  

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Gardner-Webb University’s School of Performing and Visual Arts presents their annual Concert Choir, Chorale, and Handbells Concert on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. in Dover Theatre, located in the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center.  The concert is free and open to the community, however a good-will offering is being accepted to benefit missions.

“The audience will get the chance to hear both sacred and secular numbers – a wide variety,” said Dr. Paul Etter, GWU director of choral activities and conductor of church music.  “The Handbells group will be performing some challenging pieces, while the chorale and choir will sing everything from a jazz piece to big band numbers.”

The concert also gives the choir the chance to prepare for an exciting future event.

Etter said, “Some tunes the choir will be singing are in preparation for a trip next spring to Costa Rica.  We will even perform a piece in Spanish.”

More information about the School of Performing and Visual Arts – music division, including this event, is available at 704-406-3992 or by emailing Etter at

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).