Senior Answers Call to Ministry Through Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 9, 2015 – High Point University senior Thomas Lyons is spending this summer and upcoming academic year discerning a call to become an ordained deacon during a full-time ministry internship with the United Methodist Church. Lyons, a music performance major from Pompton Plains, New Jersey, is serving alongside church leaders at […]

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HPU Awards $10,000 at Inaugural Piano Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 11, 2015 – Musicians put their talents to the test at High Point University’s inaugural piano competition June 4-6, where they competed for up to $10,000 in prizes. The three finalists – Aleksandra Kasman, Priscila Navarro and Tianpeng Yu – were selected from applicants across the United States. Aleksandra Kasman was […]

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HPU to Host Inaugural Piano Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 21, 2015 – High Point University will host an inaugural piano competition, funded by the Randall Thomas Johnson Trust, June 4-6 that will bring three talented finalists to campus to compete for $10,000 in prizes. The competition will be held in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. It is free and open […]

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As college ends, a life begins for three HPU graduates

Arielle Stratton danced. Colin Reinhardt walked soldier-perfect. And Luke Rogers looked like a prizefighter, arm raised, smiling big, striding across the stage Saturday like he owned it. All three made it, degree in hand. They’re now graduates of High Point University. With broadcast legend Tom Brokaw looking on, wearing a white HPU baseball cap and […]

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Vocal Students Advance to National Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2015 – Four High Point University students have qualified to audition in the national competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, which features the best talent among vocal students in the U.S. The national competition will be held in June. They qualified for nationals by placing during the […]

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HPU to Host Percussion Ensemble Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2015 – The High Point University Percussion Ensemble will captivate the community with a diverse mix of music during an upcoming concert featuring performances by HPU faculty and students. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 26 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. […]

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HPU to Showcase Symphonic Band in Spring Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2015 – The High Point University Symphonic Band will treat community members to a night of delightful music and talent at the annual Spring Band Concert. The event, to be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 28 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center, is open to […]

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HPU Choirs to Perform Spring Choral Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 9, 2015 – The High Point University Department of Music invites the community to its annual Spring Choral Concert. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 23 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. It is free and open to the public; tickets are required. […]

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Chamber Singers Tour During Spring Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 18, 2015 – The High Point University Chamber Singers spent their spring break on a choir tour singing for audiences across the South. Dr. Marc Foster, chair of the Department of Music and director of Choral Activities, and 40 Chamber Singers members traveled around North Carolina, Georgia and Florida performing for […]

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Jazz Ensemble to Present Cafe Jazz

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2015 – High Point University’s Wilson Commerce Ballroom will be transformed into a jazz café for a performance by the HPU Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on March 24. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. Complimentary cookies and coffee will be served. Dr. […]

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HPU Hosts College Music Society Conference, Concerts

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 10, 2015 – High Point University invites the community to a series of concerts March 19-21 in conjunction with the 45th Annual Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the College Music Society (CMS-MA). The events will take place in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center on campus. Admission […]

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HPU Chamber Ensembles to Perform ‘Kaleidoscope’ Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 17, 2015 – High Point University will offer community members an evening of non-stop musical performances with its Spring Chamber Ensembles Concert, “Kaleidoscope.” The event, part of the university’s Cultural Enrichment Series, will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 3 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. It […]

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