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October 2019

Michael Davidson Concert

October 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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HPU welcomes to campus Associate Professor of Trombone at the University of Kansas, Dr. Michael Davidson, for a 7:30pm recital on Monday, October 7th at the David Hayworth Chapel.  Dr. Davidson will perform a varied program of solos works for trombone, as well as pieces for trombone with piano. This event is open to the public. No tickets required.

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November 2019

Percussion Ensemble Concert

November 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Come out and enjoy an extravagant evening of contemporary and classical percussion! On Friday, November 1st, the High Point University Music Department presents the Fall Percussion Ensemble Concert in Pauline Theatre at the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Directed by Chris Thompson, the HPU Percussion ensemble will present a diverse range of exciting percussion literature that is sure to entertain. This is an event you do not want to miss! This event is open to the public. No tickets required.

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Recital Series Featuring: Aleks Romano and Kevin Miller

November 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Critically acclaimed musical artists Aleks Romano, mezzo-soprano, and Kevin Miller, pianist take the stage in this special collaboration featuring music by and about women. This program centers on the feminine perspective in pursuit of a life well-lived, with an emphasis on diverse compositional voices and viewpoints. Beloved works from the vocal canon are reframed alongside new works, allowing for a parallel study of historical perspectives and experiences. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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Instrumental Chamber Ensembles Concert

November 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Bluegrass/Old Time Jam with Wayne Fugate and the Bright Star Band

November 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
David R. Hayworth Park, Hoffman Amphitheatre

Join Wayne Fugate, a talented mandolin player and part of the original production and national tour of the hit Broadway musical, Bright Star, for an Old Time Bluegrass Jam in David R. Hayworth park on Monday, November 11 at 11 a.m. This exciting music event will be joined by the Bright Star band and all are invited to sit, listen, dance, or even bring your own instrument to play with the band! The outdoor amphitheater is located between the Slane…

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Chamber Music Series Presents: Annual Holiday Concert

November 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Please join us on Sunday, November 17th at 7:30 pm in the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel for HPU's music faculties annual Holiday Concert. This concert will feature many holiday favorites, including Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker Suite and arrangements of favorite Christmas Carols from around the world. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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Jazz Ensemble Concert

November 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Join the High Point University Jazz Ensemble for a swinging evening of music representing the best of every era. From the big band repertoire of Ellington and Basie, to the modern standards of Miles, Coltrane and beyond, you are sure to hear your favorite classics, old and new.  

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HPU Wind Ensemble Winter Concert

November 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The HPU Wind Ensemble will present its Winter Concert on Friday, November 22nd at 7:30pm in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. This performance will include a mixture of holiday favorites and traditional works for wind band.  Get into the holiday spirit with this delightful performance by the HPU Wind Ensemble!

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Community Orchestra Concert

November 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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The High Point University Community Orchestra will perform it’s fall concert on Monday, November 25th at 7:30pm in HPU’s Hayworth Fine Arts Center.  Featured on the program is the seven-movement orchestral suite, The Planets, composed by Gustav Holst.  Each movement represents all of the known planets the solar system seen from Earth at the time (1916), and their corresponding astrological character.  In addition, HPU Visiting Assistant Professor of Piano, Dr. Wei Jiao, will perform one of the most famous of…

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December 2019

North Carolina Symphony: Holiday Pops Concert

December 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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**SOLD OUT** Please call Campus Concierge to be placed on the wait-list. Join us on Sunday, December 1 at 3:00 PM in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center for the highly anticipated Holiday POPS concert, featuring the North Carolina Symphony. This exciting musical production will surely get you in the holiday mood as the North Carolina Symphony plays many favorite, holiday classics, such as the Concert Suite from The Polar Express and music from The Nutcracker. This performance is supported by the…

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Holiday Choral Concert

December 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Our annual Holiday Choral Concert has become one of the community’s most popular holiday events, and this year will be the most exciting to date! The concert will be a festive evening of beloved holiday music, Christmas songs from around the world, and some stunning new carols that are sure to delight.  The concert will feature all of the university choral ensembles: University Singers, Chapel Choir, Women’s Chorus, Men’s Glee Club, and Chamber Singers; under the direction of Dr. Marc…

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Lessons and Carols

December 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 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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Community Christmas Celebration

December 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - December 13, 2019 @ 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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February 2020

Chamber Music Series: Beethoven Celebration

February 2, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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In celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, the HPU Music faculty will present an all-Beethoven program on Sunday, February 2 at 3:30 pm in Hayworth Chapel.   The program will feature a variety of Beethoven’s works including a transcription for piano six hands, a sonata movement for piano and cello, a selection from his opera Fidelio for vocal quartet, and one of the late string quartets.  The quartet, Op. 130, is one of his final compositions and will…

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Sound in Picture Series

February 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The Sound in Picture Concert Series: The Classical Masters Go to the Cinema! The concert event “The Classical Masters Go to the Cinema” will feature a variety of legendary classical composers used in film music.  Highlights of the program include music from Beethoven, Schubert, Ravel, and Shostakovich. The concert will spotlight the SHU Strings piano trio featuring Dan Skidmore (violin), Bethany Uhler (cello), Jacob Hahn (piano) and HPU piano faculty Wei Jiao. The concert is free and open to the…

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Greensboro Symphony Presents: Farewell Symphony

February 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The Greensboro Symphony will be performing on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 from 7:30pm - 9:00pm in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The Symphony will be joined by musician Artyom Dervoed on guitar. Please join us for this wonderful celebration of music and talent! The works to be performed are: Capriccio Sinfonico, written by Giacomo Puccini Guitar Concerto, written by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Symphony No. 45 in F# minor “Farewell”, written by Franz Joseph Hadyn   A limited number of complimentary tickets…

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March 2020

Kaleidoscope Concert

March 2, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Kaleidoscope features the HPU instrumental ensembles in a concert of great variety. Ensembles large and small will perform in “surround sound” within Pauline Theater, making for a fast-paced and enjoyable concert experience. This year’s performance at HPU will cover a broad spectrum of musical styles. No tickets required. Open to the public.

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April 2020

Woodwind Ensemble Concert

April 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   On April 7th, join us for a fun-filled evening of music featuring out fabulous woodwind ensembles.  A program that includes classical, jazz, and pop is sure to include something that you will enjoy! This concert will also showcase the talents of our two graduating clarinet majors which you won't want to miss. We hope you will join us for this event in Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel…

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Spring Dance Concert

April 16, 2020 - April 18, 2020
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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ALL PERFORMANCES OF THIS DANCE CONCERT HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. We apologize for an inconvenience this may cause.   The 2020 Spring Dance Concert features a mix of ballet, contemporary, and jazz pieces choreographed by faculty and guest artists and performed by HPU students. This year's concert features choreography by Lindsey Bramham Howie, Christine Bowen Stevens, Michele Trumble, Emily Crofford, Kerrie-Anne Sparks and guest artists Denise Murphy and Micah Geyer. As part of the concert, The HPU Dance Company is hosting a…

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Wind Ensemble Spring Concert

April 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   On April 20th at 7:30pm in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center, the HPU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Brian Meixner, will perform its spring concert - “Spring Winds”. The performance will feature a varied collection of music that celebrates the beauty and excitement inherent in the spring season. The Wind Ensemble is one of the premier ensembles at the university, featuring our most talented woodwind, brass,…

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