FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: Jan. 14, 2014
CONTACT: Joel Pagliaro, Director of Conferences and Special Events, SAGE Dining Services
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Talented local vocalist and songwriter Kerensa Gray will perform at Wilson College on Friday, Feb. 7, in Laird Hall as part of Wilson’s 2013-2014 Performing Arts Series. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the performance will begin at 7:30. Seating is limited and tickets are on sale now at www.wilson.edu/events.
Gray, winner of the 20th Annual Billie Holiday Vocal Competition, is often compared to the likes of jazz greats Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald and Diana Krall. A gifted songwriter and dynamic vocalist, Gray skillfully interweaves melodies of jazz, blues and folk music into a sound that is undeniably and uniquely hers.
Gray, who lives in Waynesboro, has shared the stage with such artists as Stellar Award Winner Isaiah Thomas and opened for Grammy and Dove award-winners CeCe and Vickie Winans. She has served as guest vocalist for the Drew Davidsen Band.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for children ages 10 to 18. Children under 10 and Wilson College students get in free. For tickets or more information, visit www.wilson.edu/events or call 717-262-2003.
Founded in 1869, Wilson College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college offering bachelor’s degrees in 23 majors and 41 minors, and master’s degrees in education, the humanities and accountancy. Wilson is committed to providing an affordable education that offers value to its students beyond graduation.
Located in Chambersburg, Pa., the college had a fall 2013 enrollment of 662, which included students from 20 states and 14 countries. Visit www.wilson.edu for more information.