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October 2018

HPU Symphonic Band & HPU Brass Ensemble Concert

October 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Comprised of students from across campus, the HPU Wind Ensemble performs a wide variety of music at multiple concerts throughout the year.  This year's Fall Concert will feature the full ensemble, smaller chamber groups, traditional compositions and new, modern works. Please join us for an entertaining night of music. Open to the Public. No Tickets Required.

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Fall Percussion Ensemble Concert

October 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The Percussion Ensemble is a dynamic vehicle for sharing exciting new music from the 20th and 21st centuries. Under the direction of Dr. Danny Frye, the ensemble will perform culturally diverse works. Open to the Public. No tickets required.

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Piano Division Series Presents: Wei Jiao

October 28, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Dr. Wei Jiao

Chamber of music series presents the Piano Division series featuring, Wei Jiao (Click Here to Learn about Dr. Wei Jiao). To be held on Oct. 28 in Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel. Time to be announced. Free and open to the public. Music helps to bridge the gap between different cultures from the East to the West. This piano recital, led by Dr. Wei Jiao, will present a diverse selection of solo Chinese piano repertoire and piano duets from a…

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November 2018

Opera Scenes: Die Fledermaus

November 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Opera Scenes

Johann Strauss II, known as “The Waltz King,” was the musical star of Vienna, Austria at the end of the 19th century. His comic operetta Die Fledermaus (The Bat) captures the elegance and opulence of pre-World War I Viennese society. Students enrolled in Opera Scenes will perform a concert version of this beautiful and whimsical operetta, sung in English and accompanied by piano and strings. The performance will include digital designs by Brad Lambert, Associate Professor of New Media. Approximate run time:…

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Instrumental Chamber Ensembles Concert

November 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The High Point University's Department of Music presents a performance by all of our instrumental chamber ensembles.  Involving numerous groups with various combinations of instruments and styles of music, this program will be as diverse as any of our concerts during the fall semester. Click here to learn more about the Music Department at High Point University. No Tickets Required. Open to the Public.    

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Piano Division Series: Holiday Concert

November 18, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
Nutcrackers

Piano Division Holiday Concert, to be held at 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 18 in Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel. Free and open to the public. This concert will feature music from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker ballet and arrangements of other favorite Christmas selections.

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Holiday Choral Concert

November 30, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - December 1, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268

Our annual Holiday Choral Concert has become a popular event for the High Point community and this year will be the most exciting to date! The concert will be a festive evening of beloved holiday music. A full orchestra made up of students, faculty, and guests will accompany this concert. A limited number of complimentary tickets are available for the general public by contacting the HPU Campus Concierge at 336-841-4636 or concierge@highpoint.edu.

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December 2018

Winter Symphonic Band Concert

December 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Winter Symphonic Band Concert, to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 3 in Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Free and open to the public. The HPU Symphonic Band will present a collection of works, including masterworks for band and holiday favorites that will brighten the season. Join us for a night of delightful music.   No tickets required. Open to the public.

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Community Christmas Celebration

December 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - December 14, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Gene and Jane Kester International Promenade, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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High Point University invites neighbors and friends to experience the holiday season together by strolling down the festive Gene and Jane Kester International Promenade. Don't forget to take your complimentary photo with Santa as you enjoy Christmas music, beautiful decorations, hot chocolate, and more. No tickets required. Open to the public. Visit www.highpoint.edu/christmas or download the Community Christmas App for more information.

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January 2019

Vocal Recital Featuring Jason Karn and David Heid

January 28 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Tenor Jason Karn has impressed critics and audiences alike with his vibrant, bright tone and dramatic characterizations. The New York Sun said of his Roméo in Roméo et Juliette, “He has an attractive soft-grained tenor that at its best reminded me a bit of the late Alfredo Kraus. Mr. Karn’s singing was flexible, smoothly phrase, and secure on top.” Recently, Jason has been touring with New York City Opera’s  International Tour as Don Jose in Carmen. He has sung on stages in Seoul,…

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February 2019

Vocal Recital: Jaeyoon Kim and Seung Ah Kim

February 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Jaeyoon Kim, a native of Seoul, Korea, earned his Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance at the University of South Carolina where he was the recipient of the Carroll Taussig Opera Fellowship. Dr. Kim holds two master’s degrees, one in Choral Conducting from USC and a second in Vocal performance from College Conservatory of Music in the University of Cincinnati. He also earned an Artist Diploma in Vocal Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music where he apprenticed with…

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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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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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Vocal Recital By: Candice Burrows and Arlene Shrut

March 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The music department is excited to present mezzo-soprano, Dr. Candice and collaborative pianist, Arlene Shrut of the Juilliard School in a vocal concert on March 26 at 5:30 in HFAC.  The hour-long recital is a brief look at the history of the magical art song genre. Music presented progresses from the Shakespearean dramatic style of 17th Century composer Henry Purcell to the absurdly humorous and inappropriately sexual songs of American composer, William Bolcom.  In between those extremes is a musical…

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April 2019

Woodwind Ensemble Concert

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Woodwind

On April 11th, the High Point University Music Department will present a fun program featuring our woodwind chamber ensembles.  Including marches, ragtime, classical, jazz, and more, our Clarinet Ensemble, Saxophone Quartet, Clarinet Quartet, and Flute trio are excited to present this interesting program. 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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HPU Brass Extravaganza

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 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 Arbor Day Celebration

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

Please join High Point University on Thursday, April 25th 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 10th anniversary of achieving the Tree Campus USA designation. We welcome…

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June 2019

Arts Splash Concert Featuring Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba

June 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cottrell Amphitheater, One University Parkway 27268 + Google Map

Back by popular demand, the High Point Arts Council is thrilled to welcome back Diali Cissokho to the High Point area for the 2019 Arts Splash Concert Series. Having performed as a duo for a Third Thursday concert presented by the Arts Council in January of 2019, Diali Cissoko will be bringing the full band for this special free Arts Splash performance on June 30 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the High Point University Cottrell, Amphitheater. Diali Cissokho &…

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July 2019

Eastern Music Festival

July 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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For almost six decades, Eastern Music Festival (EMF) has been produced each summer on the campus of Guilford College, UNCG, and other venues in the Greensboro area. EMF is distinguished by its accomplished faculty, exhilarating repertoire, and world-renowned visiting artists. A powerful teaching institution, EMF provides encouragement and guidance to over 225 young musicians from across the country and around the globe as they take their first steps towards careers in the performing arts. During EMF’s five-week annual season (June…

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