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November 2017

Musical Theatre Performance: Cabaret

November 16, 2017 - November 19, 2017
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Performance will begin at 7:30pm Thursday-Saturday, and 2pm on Sunday. Come hear some of the most memorable songs in theatre history, including “Cabaret,“ “Willkommen“ and “Maybe This Time.“ Leave your troubles outside — life is beautiful at CABARET, Kander & Ebb's Tony-winning musical about following your heart while the world loses its way.  In 1930 Berlin, young writer Cliff Bradshaw arrives in search of inspiration.  He wanders into the decadent Kit Kat Club, a seedy nightclub overseen by the strange,…

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Holiday Piano Concert

November 19, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Support the HPU Piano Division at their Holiday Piano Concert.

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Thanksgiving Message: Mike Schlappi

November 20, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Mike Schlappi, Hall of Fame gold medalist, author of Shot Happens, professional speaker, husband and father of five, will inspire you with some workable strategies, tools, and mindsets that can be used to enrich your life. Mike Schlappi’s life is an example that the will of the human heart can conquer all obstacles. He is a role model and real hero. A story that began with a tragic accident has evolved into a lifetime of lessons and victories Reserve your seat…

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Community Orchestra Concert

November 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Members of the HPUCO include HPU students, staff, faculty and members of the community, representing a rich collaboration of musicians from all walks of life. No tickets required. Open to the public.

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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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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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Sechrest Art Gallery Hanna Jubran Opening Reception

November 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This exhibit will be open from Tuesday, October 23rd through Thursday, December 6, 2018. Artist Hanna Jubran will host an Artist Talk at 3:15 pm. Hanna Jubran received his M.F.A. in sculpture from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is currently a Sculpture Professor and Sculpture Area Coordinator at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Hanna’s work addresses the concepts of time, movement, balance, and space. Each sculpture occupies and creates its own reality influenced by its immediate surroundings. The…

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Phoenix Literary Festival Featuring Keynote Ben Marcus and Rory Sparks

November 9, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - November 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Ben Marcus is the author of four books of fiction: Notable American Women, The Father Costume, The Age of Wire and String, and The Flame Alphabet. His new book, Leaving the Sea, will be published by Knopf in January, 2019. His stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in Harper’s, The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, The Paris Review, The Believer, The New York Times, Salon, McSweeney’s, Time, Conjunctions, and elsewhere. He is the editor of The Anchor Book of New…

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HPU Theatre & Music presents: Little Women, The Musical

November 15, 2018 - November 18, 2018
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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By Allan Knee, Mindi Dickstein, & Jason Howland Directed by Doug Brown In 2018, the world will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Women.  To commemorate this momentous occasion High Point University’s Department of Theatre & Dance and Department of Music will present the Broadway version of Little Women: The Musical.  This timeless and captivating story follows the adventures of the four March sisters-the romantic Meg, high-spirited Jo, sweet Beth, and the precociously playful Amy along…

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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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November 2019

Percussion Ensemble Concert

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Come out and enjoy an extravagant evening of contemporary and classical percussion! On Friday, November 1st, the High Point University Music Department presents the Fall 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! This event is open to the public. No tickets required.

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Art Gallery Opening Reception: Bob Brown

November 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The Sechrest Gallery of Art is pleased to announce the acquisition of a major collection of prints by famed Nigerian printmaker, Bruce Onobrakpeya. Onobrakpeya has been designated a "Living Treasure" by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and his work has been featured at the Tate Modern in London, the National Museum of African Art of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., and the Malmö Konsthall in Malmö, Sweden.   This collection was given to the Sechrest…

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Instrumental Chamber Ensembles Concert

November 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Bluegrass/Old Time Jam with Wayne Fugate and the Bright Star Band

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
David R. Hayworth Park, Hoffman Amphitheatre

Join Wayne Fugate, a talented mandolin player and part of the original production and national tour of the hit Broadway musical, Bright Star, for an Old Time Bluegrass Jam in David R. Hayworth park on Monday, November 11 at 11 a.m. This exciting music event will be joined by the Bright Star band and all are invited to sit, listen, dance, or even bring your own instrument to play with the band! The outdoor amphitheater is located between the Slane…

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Bright Star

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - November 17 @ 2:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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By Steve Martin and Edie Brickell Show Times: November 14-16 at 7:30, 17th at 2 pm; Pauline Theatre in Hayworth Fine Arts Center Inspired by a real event and featuring the Grammy-nominated score by Steven Martin and Edie Brickell, Broadway’s Bright Star tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the 1920s and ’40s. When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II,…

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Chamber Music Series Presents: Annual Holiday Concert

November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Please join us on Sunday, November 17th at 7:30 pm in the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel for HPU's music faculties annual Holiday Concert. This concert will feature many holiday favorites, including Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker Suite and arrangements of favorite Christmas Carols from around the world. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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Jazz Ensemble Concert

November 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Empty Space Theatre, One University Parkway + Google Map

Join the High Point University Jazz Ensemble for a swinging evening of music representing the best of every era. From the big band repertoire of Ellington and Basie, to the modern standards of Miles, Coltrane and beyond, you are sure to hear your favorite classics, old and new.  

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HPU Wind Ensemble Winter Concert

November 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The HPU Wind Ensemble will present its Winter Concert on Friday, November 22nd at 7:30pm in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. This performance will include a mixture of holiday favorites and traditional works for wind band.  Get into the holiday spirit with this delightful performance by the HPU Wind Ensemble!

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Thanksgiving Message featuring Bruce Boguski and Donna Mack

November 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Bruce Boguski, author, motivational speaker, columnist, and media personality well known for his ability to inspire others to “do the impossible”. Bruce knows firsthand the attitude and skills required to overcome physical and mental challenges.  At age 18, Bruce was partially paralyzed in an automobile accident.  Although doctors warned that he might never walk again, he left the hospital a few months later under his own power.  After a two-year struggle to regain full use of his body, Bruce went on…

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Community Orchestra Concert

November 25 @ 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 Community Orchestra will perform it’s fall concert on Monday, November 25th at 7:30pm in HPU’s Hayworth Fine Arts Center.  Featured on the program is the seven-movement orchestral suite, The Planets, composed by Gustav Holst.  Each movement represents all of the known planets the solar system seen from Earth at the time (1916), and their corresponding astrological character.  In addition, HPU Visiting Assistant Professor of Piano, Dr. Wei Jiao, will perform one of the most famous of…

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