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March 2019

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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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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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

Media Fellows Program Hosts Bekah Brunstetter

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Congdon Hall, Callicutt Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point,
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Hollywood screenwriter Bekah Brunstetter, a native of Winston-Salem, will speak to students in the Media Fellows and Women’s and Gender Studies programs. Brunstetter is a writer and producer for NBC’s “This is Us.” She has written for “American Gods,” “Switched at Birth” and various MTV shows. She is also an award-winning playwright. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - April 27 @ 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 @ 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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Cell-Art Collaborative Showcase

April 13 @ 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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Media Fellows Program Hosts Rachel Noel Williams

April 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall, One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Rachel Noel Williams will speak to students in the Media Fellows and Women’s and Gender Studies programs. Williams is a narrative designer who has created content for a variety of video games at Telltale Games and Riot Games. Her work has included light-hearted fantasy as well as post-modern war stories. She will present on how to create narratives and include good choices in game design. 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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Tales from Camelot with Elizabeth Williams Taylor

April 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Please join us on Wednesday, April 24th to welcome Elizabeth Williams Taylor to High Point University. Elizabeth has graced the stage nationally and internationally in Broadway, Opera, Pops/Classical concerts, and TV. She starred as Guenevere in the Broadway National Tour of “Camelot” opposite Richard Harris in his final tour as King Arthur. This event is open to the public. No tickets required. Refreshments provided. 

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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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Spring Choral and Community Orchestra Concert

April 29 @ 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 @ 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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