“Love The Symphony” on February 14 to Feature a Salute to Sports

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WILSON, N.C. — February 7, 2020 — Celebrate Valentine’s Day in gala fashion with the Barton College/Wilson Symphony Orchestra on Friday, Feb. 14, at the twenty-ninth annual “Love the Symphony.” This year’s concert, under the direction of symphony director Mark Peterson, will be “A Symphonic Sports Spectacular,” a salute to the panoply of sports offered at Barton College. “From a casual conversation, this idea began to be developed in response to the transformation our college has experienced in recent years,” said Peterson. “When I began to flesh out the program, I was overwhelmed by all of the extremely exciting possibilities this concert could offer. Starting with everyone’s favorite football bumper music from television to […]

42nd Year for the Scholastic Art Awards for Eastern/Central N.C. Region at Barton College

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Ceramics and Glass Chess Set by Gold Key Finalist Heather Chan from Mt. Tabor High School. Ms. Chan is the recipient of the Edward C. Brown Award. WILSON, N.C. — February 3, 2020 — Barton College will welcome students from across the state to celebrate their creativity at the annual Scholastic Art Awards ceremony scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 9, at 1:30 p.m. in Wilson Gymnasium. This marks the 42nd year that Barton College has served as host and regional sponsor for the National Scholastic Art Awards for the Eastern/Central North Carolina Region. The featured speaker for the awards ceremony is Charity Valentine, Department Chair for the Fine Art and Music Program at Pitt Community […]