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February 2019

Cell-Art Collaborative

February 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Couch Hall, One University Parkway
High Point, NC United States
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High Point University’s Cell-Art Collaborative event gives the local high school artists the opportunity to collaborate with HPU undergraduate scientists and explore the ways science and art can be integrated. Young artists in our High Point community will be invited to visit HPU research labs during Experiment Day (Saturday, February 16th, 2019 from 9am-1pm 2nd floor Couch Hall) and utilize the knowledge obtained and observations made to produce a work of art of their choice, whether that be in music,…

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2018 Piano Competition Winner Recital: Zhiye Lin

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This past September HPU hosted its annual Randall Johnson Piano Competition. Join us on March 18th to listen to a recital by this years winner, Zhiye Lin.   Pianist Zhiye Lin, born in Shantou, Canton Province in 1996, began playing piano at age seven. In 2011, he won the excellent performance prize in the concerto competition held in the Middle School affiliated in Shanghai Conservatory of Music and the first prize of V Category in the Third Piano Competition of NIHON…

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The Great God Pan

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - February 27 @ 7:30 pm
Empty Space Theatre, One University Parkway + Google Map

Join us February 21st-23rd and 25th-27th at 7:30 pm, Sunday, February 24 will be a 2:00 pm matinee in the Empty Space Theater for performances of the Great God Pan. Evocative, discerning, and unswervingly sincere, The Great God Pan is a complex study of the ways in which a tragic event affects our lives and the lives of those around us.  The play centers on an encounter between two childhood friends who have not seen each other for over 25 years.  When…

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Open Mic Night

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Congdon Hall, Callicutt Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point,
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Join High Point University’s Bateman’s Competition Team during their Flip the Switch Open Mic Night, as we will have a conversation surrounding the importance of diversity on campus, in the professional world, and more specifically, in the field of communication. Students and faculty members will be sharing their perspectives on the importance of diversity and we will facilitate a meaningful conversation that will surely be one to remember. Brittani Hunt, Director of Multicultural Affairs at High Point University, will be…

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The Capus M. Waynick Lecture & Cultural Series Endowment Fund

February 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nido Qubein School of Communication, Screening Room

Juan Namnun Tavarez, Assistant Professor of Film Studies at the Technical Institute of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. will lecture about the history and main themes of Dominican Films, showing clips of the most important movies of each period, concluding with an overview of the current trends of the industry. This event is open to the public. No tickets required.

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Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Winners from the Phoenix Festival Writing Contest

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268

Please join us on Thursday, February 28th for a reading by our Phoenix Festival Creative Writing Contest Winners. Please check back for more information when our winners have been announced. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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March 2019

Greensboro Opera Presents Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - March 3 @ 2:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Greensboro Opera presents: Hansel & Gretel (in English) Saturday March 2, 7:30 Sunday March 3, 2:00 Pauline Theater at Hayworth Fine Arts Center Join Greensboro Opera for uplifting, family-friendly performances of Hansel & Gretel, March 2 and 3, 2019. The performances of the familiar Grimm fairy tale are in English and about 90 minutes (with one intermission) - perfect for your entire family! The cast features local favorites Stephanie Foley Davis (Hansel), Joann Martinson Davis (Gretel) and Scott MacLeod (Father),…

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Instrumental Kaleidoscope Concert

March 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
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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New Impressions Gallery Talk and Reception

March 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us on March 21st at 4:00pm in the Sechrest Art Gallery for our New Impressions Gallery Talk and Reception. This Exhibit iThe Sechrest Art Gallery is open 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The Sechrest Art Gallery is open 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. This sixth annual juried exhibition, formerly titled Visions, will feature prints from various artists made using traditional techniques such as woodcut, etching and mezzotint, as…

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Spring Dance Concert

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - March 23 @ 7:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268

The 2019 Spring Dance Concert features a mix of dance styles from faculty and guest choreographers. The Spring Dance Concert free and open to the public, with a food donation suggested at entry. All donations collected will be distributed to Open Door Ministries of High Point. Reserve your complimentary ticket and be sure to bring a non-perishable food item to donate at the door to help our local community. Performances at 7:30pm on March 21-23. Tickets will be available on…

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Piano Division Series Presents: Ben Blozan

March 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Ben Blozan, concert pianist and HPU music faculty member, will present a solo piano recital in Chapel on Sunday, March 24th.  Come enjoy several undisputed masterpieces by Beethoven, Chopin, and Ravel as well as a departure from the beaten path with the Argentinian Dances of Alberto Ginastera. Admission is free to the public and the HPU community.

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Musical Theatre Scenes: Rodgers and Hammerstein

March 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Students enrolled in Musical Theatre Scenes (MUS 1360-01) will perform selections from the musicals of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Audiences will recognize familiar tunes from South Pacific, Oklahoma, The King and I, and more! Open to the public. No Tickets Required.

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Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Christopher Castiglia

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Join us Thursday, March 28th for Christopher Castiglia's Scholarly talk with a light reception to follow. Chris Castiglia's project addresses nineteenth-century Spiritualism as an early information technology that combined belief, affect, psychology, and media in ways that made new forms of information acceptable to a mass audience.  My particular focus is on how Spiritualism retained the affective trace of interpersonal relations in the emergence of decorporealized information, ensuring that disembodied information remained experientially human.  At the same time, Spiritualism naturalized the relation of information…

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Spring Percussion Ensemble

March 29 @ 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 Friday, March 29th, the High Point University Music Department presents the Spring Percussion Ensemble Concert in Pauline Theatre at the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Directed by 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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April 2019

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - April 17 @ 7:30 pm
Empty Space Theatre, One University Parkway + Google Map

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare Directed by Michael Huie Performances at 7:30pm April 11-13, 15-18, and 25-27. Empty Space Theatre Of all the plays written by William Shakespeare perhaps none is as accessible and funny as A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. It is the the eve of Duke Theseus' wedding day and a group of less-than-talented actors are preparing a play for the big event. Two young couples run off into a dark forest trying to solve their relationship…

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HPU Brass Extravaganza

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Brass at the Movies!  The annual HPU Brass Extravaganza concert will include the full HPU Brass Band as well as several brass chamber ensembles.  The program features a number of selections from film, including music by John Williams and other famous film composers.  Enjoy a night of movie music with the HPU Brass! Open to the Public. No Tickets Required.

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HPU Symphonic Band

April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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The HPU Symphonic Band, conducted by Dr. Brian Meixner, presents its spring concert with guest artist, Lindsay Kesselman, internationally acclaimed soprano.  The concert will feature two landmark compositions for soprano and wind ensemble, as well as masterworks for concert band. The concert will also feature a special guest ensemble, the Ragsdale High School Wind Ensemble. This is the final HPU Symphonic Band concert of the year.  You don’t want to miss it! Open to the Public. No Tickets Required.  

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Jazz Ensemble Concert

April 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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The High Point University Jazz Ensemble presents jazz standards from the great American songbook to the bands of Duke Ellington and Miles Davis. Join us for a swinging night of your favorite jazz tunes! Open to the Public. No Tickets Required.

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HPU Arbor Day Celebration

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cottrell Amphitheater, One University Parkway 27268 + Google Map

The annual Arbor Day event will feature various speakers including HPU First Lady Mariana Qubein, who has spearheaded the transformation of the campus Arboretum and Botanical Gardens and Jon Roethling, curator of the grounds. High Point University is one of only twelve universities in North Carolina to achieve Tree Campus USA status. Please join us for this annual event. To reserve your seat please call Campus Concierge at 336-841-4636 or email concierge@highpoint.edu by April 23, 2019. Parking and shuttle service…

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Sechrest Art Gallery Senior Studio Exhibit Opening Reception

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This exhibit will open from April 25th, through May 11, 2019. Our senior Studio Art majors have the opportunity to show their selected work in a professional gallery setting. Students will have the opportunity to be involved in the collaborative process of curating and hanging the exhibition. Open to the Public. no Tickets Required.

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