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April 2018

HPU Theatre Presents: Topsy Turvy World Adapted by Nathan Hedman from Ludwig Tieck

April 12, 2018 - April 15, 2018
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Performance will begin at 7:30pm April 12-14 and 2pm on Sunday, April 15th. Topsy-Turvy World is one of the silliest, most mind-bending plays of all time, yet it has never been produced!  Perhaps it is impossible naval battle in the Third Act?  Or the final act’s vertiginous play-within-a-play-within-a-play? What begins as a pleasant evening at the theatre devolves into sweet anarchy as The Playwright watches his own play be taken over by the audience and testy actors switching characters mid-play. Issuing…

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Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Ross White and Christine Marshall

April 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Ross White is the author of How We Came Upon the Colony (Unicorn Press, 2014) and The Polite Society (Unicorn Press, 2017). With Matthew Olzmann, he edited Another & Another: An Anthology from the Grind Daily Writing Series. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Best New Poets 2012, Poetry Daily, New England Review, The Southern Review, and others. He is a recipient of scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference in Sicily, and…

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Twitch: University Band and Wind Ensemble Concert

April 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Please join the HPU University Band and Wind Ensemble for a combined concert. Featured works include a spirited march, Go Galop, the famous Ralph Vaughan Williams English Folk Song Suite, and the lush Steven Bryant composition Dusk. In addition, we are thrilled to feature our outstanding clarinet instructor, Mrs. Carmen Eby, on Nathan Daughtrey’s Twitch. We hope you’ll join us for an evening of exciting music. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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Musical Theatre Scenes: PARTY!

April 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Empty Space Theatre, One University Parkway + Google Map

Students enrolled in Musical Theatre Scenes (MUS 1360-01) will explore party scenes from popular musicals and ask the audience to consider the question, how does a composer codify the spontaneity of a party into a replicable system of notes and words, and still maintain the organic nature of the situation? Open to the public, tickets are not required.

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Cell Art Showcase featuring keynote speaker Dr. Ahna Skop

April 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wilson Commerce, Ballroom, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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In collaboration with Penn-Griffin School for the Arts. “Too creative for science?” Have you ever wondered what it is like to grow up in a family of artists and then end up a scientist? What does thinking like an artist offer the scientist? Can the blending of art and science encourage a more diverse population of students to pursue science, and improve the public understanding of science? Ahna will give you an exciting glimpse into her life and how she…

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Sechrest Art Gallery Presents Senior Studio Exhibition

April 25, 2018 - May 5, 2018
Sechrest Art Gallery, Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Opening Reception Friday April 27 from 4-6PM, No Artist talk 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.   The Sechrest Gallery is generally open from 9:00 am – noon and from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Tuesday-Friday.

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November 2018

HPU Community Orchestra Concert

November 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The High Point University Community Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Brian Meixner, performs its final concert of the 2017-18 season.  Members of the HPUCO include HPU students, staff, faculty and members of the surrounding community, representing a rich collaboration of musicians from all walks of life. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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April 2019

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

April 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - April 27, 2019 @ 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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Woodwind Ensemble Concert

April 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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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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Cell-Art Collaborative Showcase

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Congdon School of Health Sciences NC United States + Google Map

This event is to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 13 in Room 3027 of the Congdon School of Health Sciences. Open to the public. To sign up to attend or participate, contact Dr. Veronica Segarra at vsegarra@highpoint.edu. 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 Julia Hoel Buntaine will talk about…

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HPU Arbor Day Celebration

April 25, 2019 @ 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 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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Spring Choral and Community Orchestra Concert

April 29, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The HPU Community Orchestra and HPU Choirs join forces for a performance of Carl Orff’s epic composition, Carmina Burana.  The program will also feature the winner of the 2018-19 HPU Concerto Competition, music major Dakota Tameling, on Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 3.  This will be a memorable night of music you do not want to miss! This event is open to the public and free of charge. Please reserve your seat now by calling Campus Concierge at 336-841-4636 or emailing…

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May 2019

Sechrest Art Gallery Senior Studio Exhibit Opening Reception

May 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 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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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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THE PERFORMANCES OF GODSPELL, THE MUSICAL HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL THE 2020 FALL SEMESTER. 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…

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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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THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   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…

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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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ALL PERFORMANCES OF THIS DANCE CONCERT HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. We apologize for an inconvenience this may cause.   The 2020 Spring Dance Concert features a mix of ballet, contemporary, and jazz pieces choreographed by faculty and guest artists and performed by HPU students. This year's concert features choreography by Lindsey Bramham Howie, Christine Bowen Stevens, Michele Trumble, Emily Crofford, Kerrie-Anne Sparks and guest artists Denise Murphy and Micah Geyer. As part of the concert, The HPU Dance Company is hosting a…

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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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THIS EXHIBIT HAS BEEN MOVED TO A VIRTUAL TOUR. Once a link has been created for this tour, it will be added to this event posting. Thank you for your patience.   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…

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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

Based on the fluidity of the COVID-19 situation and advice from health officials, this year's annual Arbor Day event on Thursday, April 16 has been canceled.   Please join High Point University on Thursday, April 16th for our annual Arbor Day Celebration. This event will feature notable speaker, First Lady Mariana Qubein, who has spearheaded the transformation of the campus Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. This year, High Point University will celebrate its 11th anniversary of achieving the Tree Campus USA…

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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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THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   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,…

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Cell-Art Collaborative: Showcase Day

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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This event is to be held starting at 2 p.m. on April 25 as an online video meeting and as a Facebook Live stream. Join us to celebrate the ways in which we connect art and science! HPU alumna, award-winning medical illustrator Casey Garr will tell us more about the ways in which she has combined art and science in her professional career. This event is part of the 2020 North Carolina Science Festival. To sign up to attend/participate, contact…

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