Public Invited as First Wake Tech Idol is Named

October 28th, 2013





New Fine Arts Department Offers Evening of Local Musical Talent

RALEIGH, N.C. (October 28, 2013) - Wake Tech Idol hopefuls have braved the auditions and made their way to the next level - the LIVE performance "Grand Finale!" The public is invited for an evening of musical talent as Wake Tech names its first Wake Tech Idol on Friday, November 8. More than 80 students auditioned over the past several weeks and the top 12 finalists will compete for prizes. A preview of the event can be found on Wake Tech’s Youtube channel.

Contestants will be critiqued by three high-profile local judges. The grand prize winner will be awarded up to $1,000 toward college expenses!

Wake Tech Idol takes place at 7:00 p.m. in the Building E Performance Hall. Admission is $5 for students and Wake Tech employees, and $10 for the general public. Tickets are being sold in advance at the Northern Wake Campus, and will be sold at the door. Cash or check only.

Advance tickets are available in the lobby of Building E during the following days and times:

  • October 28 – 1:30pm – 2:30pm
  • October 29 – 5:30pm – 6:30pm
  • October 30 – 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • October 31 – 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • November 1 – 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • November 4 – 1:30pm – 2:30pm
  • November 5 – 5:30pm – 6:30pm
  • November 6 – 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • November 7 – 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • November 8 – 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Wake Tech Idol is presented by Wake Tech’s new Fine Arts Department. The department offers the Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) degree with a choice of two concentrations for students to choose from: Music and Visual Art. Both provide a comprehensive and highly-personalized education with the core courses necessary to transfer to a four-year institution.


Wake Tech Newsroom

A lot happens at Wake Tech. Keep up with what’s most newsworthy at our campuses and training centers. Learn about innovative programs and partnerships, faculty accomplishments and leadership initiatives, student events and more.

Subscribe to RSS

Social Media

Monthly Archive

quick links for

Welcome! We are pleased that you are considering Wake Tech as you plan for your education and career.

Welcome! Please explore the information and resources on these pages. If you have questions, we will be happy to help.

Welcome! We’re glad you’re here and hope you enjoy your course or courses at Wake Tech. Please let us know if you have questions or need more information.

Wake Tech welcomes veterans and provides assistance with VA benefits and other services.

Wake Tech offers customized employee training for area businesses. We also offer career fairs, job posting services, and other resources to assist employers seeking full-time and part-time employees.

We value our alumni and want you to stay connected to Wake Tech! Read some of our success stories, and find out about our Alumni Affinity program, with special benefits and incentives created for you.

Explore the professional services and resources available for Wake Tech employees.

Welcome! Please explore the information and resources on these pages. If you have questions, we will be happy to help.