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October 2018

Alexander Technique Workshop

October 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congdon Hall, Ballroom

The Alexander Technique, named after its creator Frederick Matthias Alexander, is an educational process that was created to retrain habitual patterns of movement and posture. This method is useful for musicians, actors, athletes, or anyone who would benefit from improved movement efficiency and tension release. Dr. Shawn Copeland, Certified Alexander Teacher and Assistant Professor of Clarinet at the University of Idaho, will lead a workshop of explorative exercises to introduce the Alexander Technique and ways to increase body awareness.

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Aqui Estamos, Here We Are Exhibit By Jose Galvez

October 24, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The first Mexican-American photographer on staff at the Los Angeles Times, photojournalist José Galvez and his Chicano colleagues at the Times won a Pulitzer Prize in 1984 for a series on Latino life in Southern California. Galvez left the Times in 1992 after winning many other awards for his photography. Galvez was senior photo editor for and a contributor to Americanos, a multimedia exhibition led by Edward James Olmos documenting Latino life in the United States. Galvez has collaborated on books including Vatos with esteemed poet Luis Alberto Urrea…

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Phoenix Reading Series Natasha Saje

October 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cottrell Hall, Kushner

Natasha Sajé is a professor of English at Westminster College in Salt Lake City where she also curates the Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series. In addition, Sajé is a member of the poetry faculty at the Vermont College of Fine Arts M.F.A. in Writing Program. She is the author of three books of poems, a book of poetry criticism, and many essays. Her work has been honored with the Robert Winner and Alice Fay di Castagnola Awards, a Fulbright fellowship,…

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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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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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Veterans Day Celebration

November 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268

A Patriotic Salute and breakfast for military heroes. President Qubein and the entire HPU family warmly invite local veterans to celebrate their sacrifice and service to our nation. Featuring performances by the North Carolina Brass Band and The High Point University Chamber Singers.  

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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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Thanksgiving Message featuring Marcus Engel

November 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Marcus Engel helps put an unforgettable name and face to the patient experience movement. As a college freshman, Marcus was blinded and nearly killed after being struck by a drunk driver. Through two years of rehab, over 300 hours of reconstructive facial surgery and adaptation through a multitude of life changes, Marcus remained committed to his goal of recapturing life. His powerful story always includes the basis of overcoming adversity, commitment to higher goals, honoring health care professionals and embracing…

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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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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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North Carolina Symphony: Holiday Pops Concert

December 4, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This performance is supported by the Anne Kerr Walker Community Events Fund. Holiday Pops is a North Carolina Symphony tradition that is a favorite with audiences around the state. The festive concert showcases seasonal favorites and the always popular sing-a-longs. Founded by Lamar Stringfield in 1932, the North Carolina Symphony is a full-time, professional orchestra with 66 musicians under the artistic leadership of Music Director Grant Llewellyn. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available by contacting Campus Concierge…

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Lessons and Carols

December 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This special candlelight service is the final Chapel service of the fall semester, bringing the community together to remember and retell the Christmas story. The service will feature members of the university community reading scripture and music led by the Chapel Choir. The service is based on the traditional Festival of Lessons and Carols from King’s College, Cambridge, England. No tickets required. Open to the public.

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48th Annual Prayer Breakfast

December 7, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268

For 47 consecutive years, High Point University has brought the wider High Point faith community together for the Annual Prayer Breakfast. Each year, the annual event includes an inspiring message, and special music provided by the HPU Chapel Choir, directed by Dr. Elizabeth Doebler. A silent prayer is also held in memory of alumni, members of the university family and the community, as well as other friends who have passed away during the past year. This event sharpens the spiritual senses…

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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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