HPU To Feature Talents Of 'Relevents Wind Quintet' In Performance

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 30, 2011 ? High Point University will feature the talents of the Relevents Wind Quintet in a special performance in the Hayworth Chapel on campus. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 1. No tickets are required.

The Relevents Wind Quintet, which features HPU?s own instructor of flute Laura Stevens, was founded in 2008 by a group of professional musicians looking for a collaborative experience that only chamber music can provide. The group has performed throughout Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina and made their critically acclaimed international debut on a tour of southern Germany in March 2009. Dedicated performers and teachers, the individual members maintain active teaching appointments with local universities throughout North Carolina and South Carolina as well as extensive performance schedules with symphonies throughout the southeast.

?Relevents is committed to removing the traditional boundaries that exist between the performer and the audience,? says Stevens. ?By performing in both traditional and non-traditional venues, we work to welcome new fans to the world of wind quintet repertoire. We strive to present exciting and diverse programs, performing standards as well as new works for the wind quintet developed through close collaboration with up and coming composers.?

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.

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Pam Haynes

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