Editor's note: Myron Grimes, head of the Long County High School music department, reports Friday that Teresa Moore-Mitchell has had to cancel her performance for this evening. She is reportedly sick.
LUDOWICI - The Long County High School Music Department will be present opera singer Teresa Moore-Mitchell on Friday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Long County High School.
According to the school's music department director, Myron Grimes, Moore-Mitchell will perform several solo selections and a duet with Anton Green.
The diva has a bachelor's of arts degree and a master's of music from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and she currently teaches at Winston Salem State University in North Carolina.
The soprano has performed Gershwin melodies with the Salisbury and Greensboro Symphonies, and several other solo works including Beethoven's 9th Symphony, and Handel's Messiah.
She has sang in concerts for 21 years, and has entertained all over the world, including Greece, Germany, France and Italy.
She is currently performing solo concerts in the one-woman show and musical, "Mahalia: Queen of Gospel."
Besides doing the concert in Ludowici, Moore-Mitchell will also perform all over the US and at the Salisbury, England, Cathedral in Salisbury in 2008.
Before the concert here, the artist will lead the LCHS chorus class on vocal techniques during the school day. She will also be teaching a full master class of vocal studies and techniques, the following day on Feb. 9.
"We are very fortunate to have a talent of her stature coming to the high school, and we hope that everyone comes out to be apart of the night," Grimes said.
For more information, call Grimes at the school, 545-2135.