Gastonia, N.C. – Imagine! Songs and Stories from Medieval Spain & Germany. Carolina Pro Musica brings music from the 1250s to life as they interpret Songs and Stories from Medieval Spain & Germany with tunes & tales – songs and stories from the past. Everyone likes stories! Come enjoy early instruments and voices. You might want to sing along!

Thursday, October 24, at the Gastonia Conference Center – 145 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way (formerly S. Marietta St.) Gastonia NC 28052 . Doors open at 6:00 PM & refreshments being provided. The Concert begins at 6:45 PM.

There will also be an artist spotlight segment to showcase the variety of art forms by Gaston County artists. You’ll be introduced to new works created by visual artists, Ronald Shepard and Gilbert Hunter.

“During the month of October the county is celebrating Go Month. The Gaston Arts Council continues to be a critical and strategic partner in the county. During Culture and Recreation week in October, the Art’s Council has helped put together programming to demonstrate the importance of the Arts in the region. Vibrant communities that prosper use the Art’s as a catalyst for growth. The Art Council continues to help trail blaze the way for the community on critical projects, productions and events that help demonstrate the creativity the community can offer. Thank you for your continued partnership and support in this important endeavor.” ~ John A. Forgan, SVP, Group Manager, PNC Bank & GO Month Co-Chair

“Go Month such is an exciting time for our county. I am thrilled to be a part of planning GO Month and working with so many great folks who love Gaston County and all it has to offer. It’s a great place to Live, Work and Play and we want to everyone to know it! Come join us during Culture and Recreation week for the many fun activities going on around Gaston County.” ~ Kerri C. Massey, BSW, COO/EVP, Holy Angels Inc. & GO Month Co-Chair

“Arts, recreation, and culture is not all fun and games – it’s serious business as well. It defines our region, gives us pride in our uniqueness and character, and brings life to the places we live, work, and play.” ~ Steve D’Avria, President/CEO, Gaston Regional Chamber

“The quality of life in Gaston County is enhanced tremendously by the multitude of cultural and recreational opportunities that abound throughout the community. We are excited to be able to highlight and showcase many of these throughout the week and look forward to Gaston residents and visitors alike engaging in the entertaining and fun activities.” ~ Patrick T. Mumford, Executive Director, Greater Gaston Development Corp.

“We didn’t hesitate when we were asked to present a signature event for Culture and Recreation Week during GO Month! This is an excellent opportunity to showcase Gaston County’s depth as it relates to Arts and Culture.” ~ Kim George, President/CEO, Gaston Arts Council

About Carolina Pro Musica:
Carolina Pro Musica was established in 1977 to promote the performance of music written before 1800 through the use of historic instruments and/or copies and in the performance practice of the periods in which the music was written. The ensemble has maintained a concert series in the historic 1892 St. Mary’s Chapel in Charlotte bringing guest artists to Charlotte as well as performing a variety of music from medieval to present day. The ensemble has performed throughout the Southeast.

For more information about Gaston Arts Council, visit