(Wentworth, NC) – The Museum and Archives of Rockingham County (the MARC) is proud to present “A Celebration of American Music,” to be held at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, February 23, 2014 at the Reidsville Senior High School Auditorium, 1901 South Park Drive in Reidsville. Admission for adults is $8 and students $5. Tickets are available at the museum, located in the former Rockingham County Courthouse in Wentworth, or you can complete the Order Form Below. The proceeds from this event will be used to support the work of the museum.
The program will present selections from a diverse group of musical groups and artists from throughout Rockingham County, including choirs from First Baptist Church, First Christian Church Youth Choir, Jones Chapel Baptist Church, Mount Sinai Baptist Church, Zion Baptist Church, and St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church. School groups such as the McMichael High School Phoenix Singers, Morehead High School Jazz Band, Reidsville High School Chorus will also perform along with the Rockingham Community Band. Solo performances by singer Anthony Hearn, who has played at the Kennedy Center on several occasions, Native American flutist Carol Leach (A Song of Sunday), and instrumentalist and singer Wayne Seymour will also be featured. Master of ceremony Wayne Seymour, is a renowned musician, story-teller, composer and music director for the Touring Theatre Company of North Carolina, and Rochelle Tucker, a prominent choir director and well-loved member of our community insure an enjoyable afternoon.
“This program promises to be an exciting and entertaining evening of great music presented by a diverse group of outstanding local artists. It is or pleasure to host this event,” according to Kim Proctor, Director of the museum.
In the event of inclement weather, the program will be held on March 2, 2014.
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