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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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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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Marvin Blickenstaff Workshop 2

October 4 @ 2:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

Doing What Comes Naturally:  Nature’s Clues to Effective Interpretation We know it when we hear it:  the performance sounds “natural” and “right.”  What are the elements that contribute to a “natural” interpretation?  In this presentation we examine the role that gravity, inertia, breath, and heart-beat play in formulating the interpretation of the music we play and teach.

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Sebastian Guerrini

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

Sebastian Guerrini is a Designer in Visual Communication, Postgraduate in Communication Technologies and Doctor of Philosophy in Communication and Image Studies at the University of Kent.  His area of specialty is the analysis and design of Institutional and Corporate Communication.  He has carried out image and identity design in 26 nations. He has developed projects for Amnesty International, Green Building Council, UNICEF, CLASCO and the United Nations.  Author of the graphical version of the Argentina National Emblem, Sebastian also designed…

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HPU Theatre Presents: On the Verge

October 9 @ 7:30 pm - October 15 @ 7:30 pm
Black Box Theatre

Thursday, October 9 – Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30 pm Black Box Theatre Written by Eric Overmyer, On the Verge, makes extensive use of esoteric language and pop culture references from the late nineteenth century to 1955. The cast consist of three lady explorers and eight diverse beings they encounter on their travels, which include different times as well as different locations. The aforementioned eight characters are played by a single actor. Tickets are available for HPU students, faculty, staff,…

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Todd Drake

October 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium

Human rights photographer and installation artist, Todd Drake, creates art that addresses human rights issues among marginalized communities.  Working collaboratively with community members, Drake creates images that are both specific and universal and reveals his concern for the most basic of human rights – to be considered fully human.  Drake created the exhibition HELP: Hidden Work, Hidden Lives. He has worked collaboratively with communities including Muslim Americans, undocumented immigrants, and Palestinians. Open to the Public, No Tickets Required

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HPU Jazz Ensemble Concert

October 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

High Point University will celebrate its talented students and faculty by hosting an evening of music at the Jazz Ensemble Concert, directed by Dr. Robert Faub. Open to the Public, No Tickets Required

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