Methodist University’s 12th-annual Friends of Music Guest Artist Series will be offered remotely this year, with the first concert scheduled for Sept. 18 featuring gospel vocalist and actor Walter Johnson. Johnson is a native of Greensboro and a graduate of North Carolina A&T.
The other 2020-21 Featured Artists:
- Friday, Oct. 30 – Jazz vocalist Marcelle Gauvin, a recording artist and associate professor of voice at Berklee College of Music in Boston.
- Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 – Jesse Rackley, a trombonist, euphoniumist, director and music educator. He is based in Raleigh and performs with multiple symphony and orchestra groups throughout the state.
- Friday, Feb. 19, 2021 – Nathan Leyland is principal cellist of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra and performs across the nation as a chamber musician and recitalist.