HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 28, 2011 – Talented student musicians entertained an audience at High Point University with an evening of diverse music at the Department of Music Choral and Instrumental Winter Concert, held Feb. 26 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center.
The concert featured ensembles from the university family, including the Chapel Choir, University Singers, Chamber Singers, and Symphonic Band. The Symphonic Band performed works such as “A Basque Lullaby” by Dan Forrest and “West Highlands Sojourn” by Robert Sheldon. The HPU Choirs performed a wide range of repertoire, including “Lux Arumque” by Eric Whitacre, “Ave Maria” by Franz Biebl, “This Little Light of Mine” by David Bone, and “Prayer Before Sleep” by Sid Robinovitch,. The concert concluded with a combined performance of the High Point University Alma Mater.
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 over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report at No. 3 among Regional Colleges in the South. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. The university offers 50 undergraduate majors, 42 undergraduate minors and 14 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 highpoint.edu.