WSSU singers Charleston-bound

WSSU singers Charleston-bound
September 19
00:00 2014
(pictured above: The Winston-Salem State University Choir with Director D’Walla Burke.)

The Winston-Salem State University Choir will join other noted university choral groups for the second annual Colour of Music festival in Charleston, S.C. from October 22-26.

The WSSU Choir will perform George Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess” Concert Suite along with the Morehouse Glee Club and the Benedict College Concert Choir on Oct. 24.  The choir from WSSU will also be part of the Festival Chorus that will perform Verdi’s “Messa di Requiem” with the Colour of Music Symphony Orchestra on Oct. 26.  Both of these performances will be in the Memminger Auditorium in Charleston.

The five-day festival will feature top black musicians, vocalists and orchestra leaders from across the globe performing a variety of works.  In addition to piano, organ, voice and chamber works, there will be a four-day symposium that will include a musical offering relevant to each day’s topic.

The full schedule of events, including information on the four-day symposium, and tickets are available at

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