Guest Lecture: Jazz Pianist Lenore Raphael
Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 1 p.m., Carswell Concert Hall
"The Art of Self-Defense," by Trish Johnson
April 5-9, 2011, 8 p.m., April 10, 2011, 3 p.m.
This play unfolds in a health club, where five women from varied backgrounds meet in a T'ai Chi class where they discover the strength that friendship can provide and recognize that each of them is responsible for the quality of her own life. Tickets: Free for Meredith faculty, staff and students; $10 adults; $5 students/seniors. Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 760-2840.
Meredith Opera Workshop production of Mozart's Magic Flute
April 8-9, 2011, 8 p.m., Carswell Concert Hall
Pre-curtain lecture by Eric Mitchko, General Director of the North Carolina Opera Company at 7:15 p.m. each evening
Sophomore Recital: Elisabeth Bjork, piano
April 10, 2011, 8 p.m., Carswell Concert Hall
April 15-17, 2011, Jones Auditorium
Friday, April 15 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 16 at 3 p.m.: Program A
Saturday, April 16 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 17 at 3 p.m.: Program B
Sunday, April 17 at 8 p.m.: Gala Performance featuring work from both programs
The largest performance of the year for the Dance Program features up to fifty student performers in a wide range of work from ballet, jazz, modern, and rhythm genres.
Program A: Emerging Artists highlighting freshman dancers in new work by Carol Finley and student choreographers.
Program B: Mainstage Artists will highlight faculty and guest artist works, senior dancers in a collaborative piece, and Meredith's veteran student choreographers.
Tickets: Free for Meredith faculty, staff and students. $10 adults; $5 students/seniors. email@example.com
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Presidential Lecture Series
Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 7 p.m., Jones Auditorium
Tony and Emmy Award winner Twyla Tharp will present the 2011 Woman of Achievement Lecture. Tharp has choreographed more than 125 dances, five Hollywood movies, directed and choreographed two Broadway shows and written two books. In addition to two Emmys and one Tony Award, she is the recipient of the 2004 National Medal of the Arts.
Celebrating Student Achievement Day
Thursday, April 14, 2011, All Day
Aqua Angels...Then and Now---Celebrating 40 Years of Aqua Angels
The Aqua Angels' 40th anniversary performance will be held Thursday-Friday, April 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. in the Weatherspoon Swimming Pool. Admission is free. The event is open to all.
Graduation Recital: Chelsea Stith, piano
Friday, April 15, 8 p.m., Carswell Concert Hall
Meredith Athletics Summer Camps 2011
Camp registration forms available at www.goavengingangels.com/information/summercamps
CHARACTER COUNTS Sports Camp
Daily 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Date: Monday, June 27 – Friday, July 1
This is a multi-sport camp with an emphasis on character and leadership skills. Run by Meredith soccer coach Ashley Riggs.
Daily 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Date: Monday, June 20 – Friday, June 24
Developmental soccer skills camp. Run by Meredith soccer coach Ashley Riggs.
Middle school 6th, 7th & 8th graders
Daily 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Date: Monday, July 18 – Friday, July 22
Fundamental skill development and team play. Run by Meredith basketball coaches Melinda Campbell and Matt Moyer.
VOLLEYBALL - Day Camp
Rising 6th – 10th graders
Daily 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Date: Monday, July 25 – Wednesday July 27
Beginning to intermediate level skill development camp. Run by Meredith volleyball coach Fiona Barkley.
VOLLEYBALL – Overnight Camp
Rising 8th – 12th graders
Date: Friday, July 29 – Sunday, July 31
Intermediate to advanced skills camp. Spend 3-days & 2-nights on campus or commute. Run by volleyball coach Fiona Barkley.
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Have you presented research or attended a professional meeting recently? Has your department earned an award? Share news of these accomplishments and more with the Meredith community. Faculty and staff are invited to email items to Melyssa Allen, “Campus Connections” editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.