About Curtis Bates
Get to know Curtis Bates
Hello, My name is Curtis Bates. I am a naive of Columbia, South Carolina where I attended Richland One School District and graduated from Eau Claire High School. I also graduated from Claflin University in Orangeburg, SC receiving his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education, a Master’s in Divergent Learning from Columbia College, Columbia, SC, and most recently a Master’s in Educational Leadership from the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. I have performed all over the state of South Carolina and received several awards. Some of Curtis’s greatest accomplishments are:
- Special Guest Soloist for the 47th Annual Legislative Conference Gospel Extravaganza in Washington, DC
- Awarded the Midlands Coalition of Churches Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Music Award (January 2015)
- Performed the National Anthem at the University of South Carolina’s Women’s Basketball Game
- Performed across the South including Greenville, Charleston, Augusta (GA), Charlotte (NC), Myrtle Beach, and Rock Hill.