HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 25, 2014 – High Point University welcomes audiences to enjoy festive carols and classical favorites during a “Holiday Pops” performance by the North Carolina Symphony. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 9 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center.
Selections from the performance will include “Silent Night,” “The Holly and the Ivy: Fantasy on Christmas Carols,” “The Night Before Christmas,” “Fantasia on Greensleeves,” “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas” and more.
Founded in 1932, the North Carolina Symphony was organized under the direction of Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship recipient and composer Lamar Stringfield. The professional orchestra is under the artistic leadership of Music Director Grant Llewellyn, who began his tenure in 2004.
Now celebrating its 82nd anniversary, the full-time, professional ensemble with 66 members hosts 175 annual performances throughout the state in a variety of venues.
Visitors are encouraged to enter campus through the welcome center at the intersection of Montlieu Avenue and Centennial Street. Public parking and shuttles will be available in the lot behind the Hayworth Fine Arts Center.