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PIEDMONT ARTISTS, INC.

2017 Season

All Concerts Are FREE.

NOTE: Concerts may be subject to change or cancellation.
Call 336 454-4939 for current information.


Sunday, February 26, 2017, at 4:00 PM

High Point University Chamber Singers
Dr. Elizabeth Doebler, Conductor

Host Partner: First Baptist Church
Address: 405 N. Main St., High Point, NC

hpuconcertDr. Elizabeth Doebler conducts the High Point University Chamber Singers in the first performance of their 2017 Spring Concert tour.  This well rehearsed student ensemble achieves a tightly balanced, magnificent choral sound of professional caliber in performances featuring a diverse, thoughtfully selected repertoire.  Throughout their concerts even the most demanding passages are addressed with breathtaking precision.  In March, 2011, the High Point University Chamber Singers were honored with an invitation to sing at Carnegie Hall in New York City.  This group continues to be shinning ambassadors for the High Point University music program.


 

Sunday, March 26, 2107, at 4:00 PM

Hallquist and Friends
Robert Hallquist, Pianist; Scott MacLeod, Baritone; Laura Stevens, Flutist

Host Partner: First Presbyterian Church
Address: 918 N. Main St., High Point, NC

Robert Hallquist

Robert Hallquist

Pianist, Robert Hallquist is joined by baritone, Scott MacLeod and flutist, Laura Stevens to present a recital sampling approximately 200 years of Western musical history, with inclusion of compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953), Robert

Scott MacLeod

Scott MacLeod

Schumann (1810-1856), and Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996).  Mr. MacLeod will join Dr. Hallquist in Schumann’s “Die Löwenbraut” Op. 31, No. 1; Ms. Stevens will perform Prokofiev’s Sonata in D Major Op. 94 with Dr. Hallquist at the piano. And the latter will present Mozart’s Rondo in D Major K. 485 and Takemitsu’s “Rain Tree Sketch II” as piano solos to round out the afternoon’s program.

Laura Stevens

Laura Stevens


Sunday, April 9, 2017, at 4:00 PM  

Leonard Rowe, African-American Baritone and David Pegg, Pianist

Host Partner: Emerywood Baptist Church
Address: 1300 Country Club Dr., High Point, NC

rowepeggLeonard Rowe, world renowned baritone, and David Pegg, pianist present a concert celebrating America in song. Selections feature old American songs, Spirituals, Broadway tunes, and traditional patriotic music. Leonard Rowe sang the role of Jake on the World Premiere Recording of the Original 1935 Production version of Porgy and Bess on the Decca Label released in September of 2006. He has also performed various roles throughout the US with companies including Mobile Opera, Atlanta Opera, Nashville Opera, Grand Rapids Opera, Piedmont Opera, Opera Carolina, Opera Company of North Carolina, Roanoke Opera, Opera Tampa, New Orleans Opera, and Virginia Opera.      David Pegg is the conductor of the High Point Community Chorus, High Point, NC, and Minister of Music at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, Winston- Salem.


Sunday, May 21, 2017, at 4:00 PM

High Point Community Chorus
Mr. David Pegg, Conductor
Matthew Brown, Organist, Pianist

Leonard Rowe, African-American Baritone

Host Partner: Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church
Address: 1225 Chestnut Drive, High Point, NC
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David Pegg (director)

David Pegg (director)

Conducted by David Pegg, the program for this 19th Annual Concert features Five Mystical Songs by Vaughan Williams and selections of classic American choral compositions. Leonard Rowe, world renowned African-American baritone, is guest soloist for the performance. Matthew Michael Brown is organist and pianist for the concert.  The concert is part of the week long festival “Celebrating the Old North State”.  The 60-member chorus performs both sacred and secular choral literature from the earliest to the most modern sources.  High Point Community Chorus consistently delivers performances of professional quality to a devoted concert audience.  The non-auditioned chorus gives Triad area singers the opportunity to rehearse great choral works while learning sound choral techniques.

Matt BrownMatthew Michael Brown, organist, is a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts and the Eastman School of Music with further studies at the GOArt Organ Center in Göteborg, Sweden and the International Summer Organ Conservatoire in Paris, France.  He is a highly acclaimed organ recitalist in both festivals and concert series throughout the United States and abroad. He currently serves as Director of Music and Organist at First United Methodist Church of Salisbury.

 


NOTE: Concerts may be subject to change or cancellation. Call 336 454-4939 for current  information.

Piedmont Artists, Inc.
P.O. Box 6622, High Point, NC 27262

336-454-4939

www.piedmontartists.wordpress.com

Tax deductible donations are gratefully accepted by mail and at all concerts. 

Piedmont Artists, Inc. is a funded affiliate of High Point Arts Council and is supported through donations from Friends of Piedmont Artists and our generous audience members.

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