Sign-up Is Open for Wilson Idol Talent Search 2018

Wilson Idol flyer 2018. Source: Summerville Promotion and Production Co.
Wilson Idol flyer 2018. Source: Summerville Promotion and Production Co.

Once again, Summerville Promotion and Production Company, along with The Tall One Outreach Ministries, take great pride in continuing this annual exploratory search, which identifies and augments Unsung Heroes, Icons, and Super Stars.

On September 8, 2018, Wilson Idol will provide an evening of entertainment at Fike High School, 500 Harrison Drive, Wilson NC. Doors will open at 4pm and the event is scheduled to begin promptly at 5pm.

It is our philosophy to build a solid Arts Foundation, which serves all ages ranging from ages three years old and up. It is through these new and innovative outlets that we focus on the importance of  Performing Arts that have the potential to foster comprehensive, intellectual, social, and emotional development for all individuals.

Wilson Idol and Tall One Outreach Ministries roll out the red carpet to create educational and performing arts opportunities for citizens from Wilson County and the surrounding areas! This educational initiative significantly increases the probability of ‘school success’ as our youth continues their pursuit of graduation.

Documented research-based practices substantiate the fact that our efforts to empower children help them facilitate personal development and acquire educational advancement.  Simultaneously, this same twenty- first- century initiative strengthens the roles of the home, school, and community which affect students in a more positive manner.

If you exemplify outstanding talent and is a person who is greatly revered in your community, you must become involved as Wilson Idol would like to provide a platform that would honor you and your accomplishments!  Wilson Idol is an annual event that stages performances that exhibit songs, dance, instrumentation, dramatic arts, and the spoken word. Why not allow Wilson Idol to open doors for you and launch you on a path to local, state, and national exposure through KNTV and BGNTV Networks.

Application Deadline is August 17, 2018. To apply, contact Dr. Mildred Summerville at 252.230.2689, via email, or through your school’s secretary.

Cash prizes are awarded and the top performers will be given an opportunity to perform for Pastor Shirley Caesar, Queen of Gospel. The grand prize winner will also be given a part in the staged-production of the award-winning gospel play entitled, Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child. This Gospel Drama is written and produced by Dr. Mildred Summerville. All winners will be featured in the Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child Award-winning Gospel Play and Wilson Idol Souvenir Booklets, The City Insight Magazine, Interviewed on KNTV, and posted on the following websites: www.summervilleproductions.com and www.thecityinsight.

The Wilson Idol goals are:

  • To encourage all Wilson County residents, especially students, to remain in school and to pursue their personal interests in the performing arts, which may lead to global exposure as well as self-gratification.
  • To showcase diversity through the performing arts and to provide a public talent expedition for all interested persons, which allows them to reach their full potential in comprehensive learning.
  • To encourage religious organizations, private corporations, and other businesses to collaborate and partner with  Summerville  Promotion, Production Company in providing innovative activities than affect the performing arts for the city of Wilson, N.C. and the surrounding areas.

The goals and objectives of Summerville Promotion and Production Company are also to build a solid art foundation and to provide a public forum for all residents of Wilson. While focusing on the development of  ‘The Total Person,’ our company seeks to enhance the global aspect of performing arts and includes sharing the stage with renown gospel artists, such as  Pastor, Shirley Caesar,  Leanne Faine, Dr. Brooksie Harrington, and Shawn McLemore to name a few. Thus, it is through these new and innovative outlets that we seek to create educational, financial, and artistic performance opportunities for Wilson County youth.

This production is a community effort that strives to increase the overall potential of success in public schools. Empowering the youth will help to facilitate personal development while strengthening their home, school, and community relationships. Summerville Promotion and Production Company is a community effort that strives to increase the overall potential of success in public schools. Further, this production intends to inspire the community and encourages parents to collaborate with our company and assist with performing arts opportunities.

2017 Wilson Idol Winners Alayla Jenkins and Elijah Whitley with Dr. Mildred Summerville. Source: Wilson Idol
2017 Wilson Idol Winners Alayla Jenkins and Elijah Whitley with Dr. Mildred Summerville. Source: Wilson Idol

Source:  Dr. Mildred Summerville, Producer, Wilson Idol

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