HPU To Feature Spring Music Festival Of Worship

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 10, 2010 ? High Point University will host the annual Spring Music Festival of Worship – combining the talents of the congregation and choirs of Hayworth Chapel along with the Department of Music.

The festival will be held at the 5:30 p.m. worship service on March 24 in the Hayworth Chapel. The music-filled celebration is open to the public.

The event will feature a variety of HPU musical groups, including the Chapel Choir, University Singers, Genesis Gospel Choir, the Toccatatones and the Petal Points. The Chapel Choir and the University Singers will be directed by Dr. Marc Foster, associate professor of music and director of Choral Activities, and accompanied by Marcia Dills, university accompanist.

The popular service is attended by large numbers of students and the community each year.

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 50 countries and 44 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” HPU was included in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” 2009 listings. The university offers 68 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at http://www.highpoint.edu/ or on Twitter at @HighPointU.

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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