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February 2020

HPU Theater presents: Borrowed Babies

February 20 - February 26
Empty Space Theatre, One University Parkway + Google Map

Inspired by the true story of young women using “practice babies” to learn about child-rearing, playwright Jennifer Blackmer has woven themes of feminism, women in the workforce, and the work/motherhood balance in her new play. Nightly performances on Feb. 20 - Feb. 22 and Feb. 24 - Feb. 26 at 7:30pm. Matinee performance on Sunday, February 23 at 2:00pm. Open to the public. Tickets available on the High Point University Theatre Department website.  

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Greensboro Symphony Presents: Farewell Symphony

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The Greensboro Symphony will be performing on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 from 7:30pm - 9:00pm in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The Symphony will be joined by musician Artyom Dervoed on guitar. Please join us for this wonderful celebration of music and talent! The works to be performed are: Capriccio Sinfonico, written by Giacomo Puccini Guitar Concerto, written by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Symphony No. 45 in F# minor “Farewell”, written by Franz Joseph Hadyn   A limited number of complimentary tickets…

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Cell-Art Collaborative: Experiment Day

February 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wanek School of Natural Sciences, One University Parkway
High Point, NC United States
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This event is to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on February 29 in the Wanek School of Natural Sciences. Young artists in our High Point community are invited to visit HPU research labs during Experiment Day and utilize the knowledge obtained and observations made to produce a work of art of their choice, whether that be in music, literature, or studio, which will then be displayed at the Cell Art Collaborative Showcase (Saturday, April 25th from 2pm-4pm,…

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March 2020

Kaleidoscope Concert

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Kaleidoscope features the HPU instrumental ensembles in a concert of great variety. Ensembles large and small will perform in “surround sound” within Pauline Theater, making for a fast-paced and enjoyable concert experience. This year’s performance at HPU will cover a broad spectrum of musical styles. No tickets required. Open to the public.

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Phoenix Scholarly Talk: “Reading/Romance”

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Scott Black is professor and chair of English at University of Utah. He is author of Without the Novel: Romance and the History of Prose Fiction, which explores a longer, wider, and weirder history of fiction from the perspective of experimental romance. He is currently working on a project on Ursula K. Le Guin and Daoism. This event is open to the public. No tickets required.

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HPU Brass Extravaganza!

March 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The annual HPU Brass Extravaganza concert will include not only the full HPU Brass Ensemble, but also a number of brass chamber ensembles and soloists.  This varied program will keep the audience entertained throughout the performance.  Join us on March 26th at 7:30pm in the Hayworth Chapel for an evening of Brass!

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Chamber Music Series

March 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Please join us on March 29th at 3:30pm in the Hayworth Chapel as pianist and HPU instructor Ben Blozan leads an inspiring and accessible exploration of French composers Gabriel Fauré, Maurice Ravel, and Francis Poulenc. The fact that these artists formed a three-generation lineage of teacher-and-pupil affords an added dimension of interest: How much did the teacher rub off on the student? How much did they each go their own way? Performed in historical succession with help from a talented…

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April 2020

HPU Theatre & Music Presents: Godspell, the Musical

April 2 - April 5
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Book by John Michael Tebelak Music & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz in the Pauline Theater Boasting a score with chart topping songs by Grammy and Academy Award winner, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children of Eden), and a book by a visionary playwright John-Michael Tebelak, Godspell took the world by storm, after it opened off-Broadway in 1971. The Gospel according to Matthew is brought vibrantly to life in this energetic musical comedy. An eclectic blend of songs, ranging in style from pop to…

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Woodwind Ensemble Concert

April 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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On April 7th, join us for a fun-filled evening of music featuring out fabulous woodwind ensembles.  A program that includes classical, jazz, and pop is sure to include something that you will enjoy! This concert will also showcase the talents of our two graduating clarinet majors which you won't want to miss. We hope you will join us for this event in Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel at 7:30 p.m. Open to the Public. No Tickets Required.

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Music Theatre Scenes

April 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Empty Space Theatre, One University Parkway + Google Map

The theme of this year's Musical Theatre Scenes is "Rise Up: Songs of Revolt and Defiance". Please join us on April 15 at 7:30pm in the Empty Space Theatre for this exciting event!

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Spring Dance Concert

April 16 - April 18
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Join us for the annual Spring Dance Concert, featuring several new works by faculty and guest choreographers, performed entirely by HPU students. This concert is also a food drive for Open Door Ministries of High Point, an organization that provides services to homeless people in High Point. Please feel free to bring a non-perishable food item for donation.   Open to the public. Please reserve tickets through the HPU Theatre Department website, http://www.highpoint.edu/theatre/tickets/

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Art Gallery Reception: Cheryl Goldsleger and Larry Millard

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Cheryl Goldsleger and Larry Millard bring their artistic styles together for this exhibit. Goldsleger’s paintings and drawings weave together clearly portrayed geometry with abstract, painterly marks to express something akin to our contemporary sensibility. Millard’s use of geometrical forms in his sculptures give the impression that his pieces are innate objects in the spaces we occupy. Goldsleger currently serves as the Morris Eminent Scholar in Art at Augusta University. She has received awards and displayed exhibits nationally and internationally. Her…

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Arbor Day Celebration

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Mahler Promenade at the Wanek School of Natural Sciences, One University Parkway 27268 + Google Map

Please join High Point University on Thursday, April 16th for our annual Arbor Day Celebration. This event will feature notable speaker, Frist Lady Mariana Qubein, who has spearheaded the transformation of the campus Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. This year's presenting sponsor will be Davey Tree. Davey Tree’s mission is to provide the Piedmont Triad with environmental excellence for a growing world. This year High Point University will celebrate its 11th anniversary of achieving the Tree Campus USA designation. We welcome…

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Child Birth and Midwifery Practices in Different Cultures

April 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cottrell Hall, Kushner

High Point University's Department of Anthropology will be hosting Dr. Robbie Davis-Floyd, a medical anthropologist specializing in the anthropology of reproduction, on April 16 in the Cottrell Ballroom from 5:00pm to 6:00pm for a lecture on Child Birth and Midwifery Practices in Different Cultures.

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Wind Ensemble Spring Concert

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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On April 20th at 7:30pm in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center, the HPU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Brian Meixner, will perform its spring concert - “Spring Winds”. The performance will feature a varied collection of music that celebrates the beauty and excitement inherent in the spring season. The Wind Ensemble is one of the premier ensembles at the university, featuring our most talented woodwind, brass, and percussion students. Featured soloist on the program is HPU Instructor of Percussion, Mr.…

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Spring Percussion Ensemble Concert

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Come out and enjoy an extravagant evening of contemporary and classical percussion! On Thursday, April 23rd, the High Point University Music Department presents the Spring Percussion Ensemble Concert in Pauline Theatre at the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Directed by Mr. Chris Thompson, the HPU Percussion ensemble will present a diverse range of exciting percussion literature that is sure to entertain. This is an event you do not want to miss! Open to the Public. No Tickets Required.

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Cell-Art Collaborative: Showcase Day

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wanek School of Natural Sciences, One University Parkway
High Point, NC United States
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This event is to be held from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. on April 25 in the Wanek School of Natural Sciences. Local high school artists and HPU students who participated in the Cell-Art Collaborative: Experiment Day in February will share the art forms they have created by integrating science and art. Also, featured speaker and scholar-artist Casey Garr will talk about the ways in which she has been inspired to integrate science into her art. This event is part of the…

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Beethoven 250 Concert: Combined Choir and Orchestra

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Check back soon for more information!

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Studio Art Senior Exhibition

April 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The Sechrest Gallery closes out the 2019/20 Academic year by celebrating our graduating Senior Studio Art Majors. 9 Seniors will be represented in this exhibition, which represents the culmination of their work in a variety of media throughout the past 4 years. This exhibit will run from April 28, 2020 to May 9, 2020.

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