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August 2014

Sechrest Art Gallery Presents VISIONS 2014: Third Annual Invitational Exhibition “Invention as Art”

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - October 16 @ 5:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Sechrest Gallery

Monday-Thursday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Call 336-841-4685 or 336-803-1815 for more information) Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Sechrest Art Gallery Open to the Public, No Tickets Required An invention is a unique novel device, method, composition or process.  It may be an improvement something existing, or a new process for creating an object or a result. For an invention to crossover and be designated a work of art it must adhere to certain aesthetic principles and standards. This exhibition…

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Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “High Point University Explores the Art of Seating”

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - December 5 @ 5:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Sechrest Gallery

Monday-Thursday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Call 336-841-4685 or 336-803-1815 for more information) Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Sechrest Art Gallery Open to the Public, No Tickets Required *Chair Dance Recital – Friday, November 14 at 5:00 pm The university’s School of Art & Design presents an exhibition of innovative student and faculty chair designs. Our exhibit is on display in conjunction with the Reynolda House Museum of American Art’s special exhibit, The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of…

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September 2014

Phoenix Reading Series: Metta Sáma and Amy Catanzano

September 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium

Metta Sáma, Assistant Professor and Director of Creative Writing at Salem College, is the author of Nocturne Trio and South of Here.  Her poems, fiction, creative non-fiction, and book reviews have been published or forthcoming in Blackbird, Drunken Boat, Esque, The Owls, Pebble Lake Review, Reverie and Vinyl, among others. Sáma received her MFA and MA from Western Michigan and her PhD from SUNY-Binghamton. Amy Catanzano is an Assistant Professor of English and serves as Poet-in-Residence and Director of Creative…

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Voice Division Recital

September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

This voice recital is a celebration of women.  The texts and music reveal a candid look at different aspects of being female; their lives, loves, losses, humor and even their weaknesses.  Mezzo-soprano, Dr. Candice Burrows will be accompanied by Japanese collaborative pianist, Hisako Hiratsuka, of Tufts University.  Special guest, Dr. Laura Stevens will also be playing flute.

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Phil Johnston

September 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium

  Phil Johnston is a specialist on leadership and managerial excellence. To his credit, he is no arm chair strategist; Johnston is currently Chief Legal Officer of ShareMail Inc. with three social media patients. Phil has served on five public company boards, including a NYSE member firm, and has been appointed CEO of two public companies and numerous private organizations as CEO. In his latest book, True South: Leadership Lessons from Polar Extremes, Phil Johnston analyzes an historical event for the purpose…

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Phoenix Reading Series: Alan Michael Parker

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium

Alan Michael Parker, Douglas C. Houchens Professor of English at Davidson College, has written three novels, Cry Uncle, Whale Man, and The Committee on Town Happiness, along with eight collections of poems. He served as Editor of The Imaginary Poets, and co-editor of two other volumes of scholarship.  His poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, The Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, and The Yale Review, among others.  His prose has appeared in journals including The Believer, The New York…

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Dr. Alixandra Yanus

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium

Gender plays a powerful role in determining citizens’ willingness to run for public office. This presentation will explore the source and scope of those barriers as well as begin to explore what can be done to narrow this gender gap for future generations. Open to the Public, No Tickets Required

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October 2014

High Point Community Concert: Windsync

October 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

Hailed by the Houston Chronicle as “revolutionary chamber musicians,” WindSync has distinguished itself among classical music ensembles as North America’s foremost emerging wind quintet. The ensemble is recognized internationally for dramatic and adventurous programing in venues ranging from concert halls to museums, universities and schools.  The young, energetic group plays exclusively from memory, including elements of staging and choreography, and focuses on building connections with audiences through dynamic concert programming and charismatic stage presence. *Professional Dress Required Tickets are available…

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Marvin Blickenstaff Piano Recital

October 3 @ 7:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

Marvin Blickenstaff teaches privately in the Philadelphia area and also at The New School for Music Study in Princeton, NJ.  He is former President of the Board of the Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy, and serves on the executive planning committee for the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy.  In 2009 he received MTNA’s highest honor, The Achievement Award. The recital will feature some of the world’s favorite piano classics, from Chopin, Schubert, Beethoven, Debussy, and Liszt. Open to the…

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Marvin Blickenstaff Workshop 1

October 4 @ 10:00 am
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

Honeymoon or Havoc:  The First Week of Practice on New Repertoire For most students, the first week of practice on a piece determines the final outcome, for many impressions and habits are established in those crucial beginning days.  Depending on how we teachers guide those first days of practice, the learning of a new piece can be a “honeymoon” experience, or can be a seemingly endless struggle to overcome faulty first impressions.

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