WFU Wind Ensemble to Present 20th Century Music

November 26, 1996  |   Events, Student

Under the direction of C. Kevin Bowen, the Wake Forest University Wind Ensemble will perform a variety of music by 20th century composers at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Brendle Recital Hall. Admission is free. The 51-member ensemble was formed in 1995 to give wind students (many of whom perform with the marching band) […]

Paul Hillier’s Theatre of Voices to Offer Concert

November 22, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events

One of America’s foremost a cappella ensembles, the Theatre of Voices, will perform at Wake Forest University at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in Wait Chapel. The concert is the second event of the 1996-97 Secrest Artists Series season. The Wake Forest concert, titled “To Chase the Cold Winter Away,” takes its name from a […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

November 21, 1996  |   Faculty, Media Advisory, Thrive / Wellbeing

Professor Traces Origins of Thanksgiving J. Edwin Hendricks, chair of Wake Forest’s history department, can trace the development of the Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving feast in 1621 into an important national holiday. In 1789, George Washington proclaimed the first national day of Thanksgiving, says Hendricks. But it didn’t become an official holiday until 1863, when Abraham […]

WFDD Exceeds Goal in Fall Fundraising Campaign

November 14, 1996  |   Media Advisory

Listeners pledged $215,518 to help radio station WFDD (88.5 FM) beat the $200,000 goal for its annual fall fundraising campaign. The pledged amount does not include proceeds from an ongoing $10-a-ticket raffle for two tickets to the Atlantic Coast Conference basketball tournament March 6-9 at the Greensboro Coliseum. Cleve Callison, station manager of Wake Forest […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

November 14, 1996  |   Community, Faculty, Student

Professors/Students to Read for Hunger Benefit As part of Writers Harvest, a nationwide literary benefit for hunger relief, professors and students from Wake Forest University will read poetry and prose at 7 p.m. tonight in Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 102. Arranged by Wake Forest poet-in-residence Jane Mead, the local event will raise money for […]

WFU Begins New Construction Program

November 13, 1996  |   Campus Life, Media Advisory, University Announcement

Wake Forest University has begun a new construction program that will build a new residence hall, a new classroom building and a new home for the university’s computer technology operations. The program also calls for renovations to campus buildings and other improvements. “As you can see, the next three to four years are going to […]

Dance Company’s Fall Concert to Feature Guest Artists

November 12, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Local guest artists will join the 16-member Wake Forest University Dance Company for a fall dance concert Nov. 21-23 at the Main Stage Theater on the Wake Forest campus. The program will feature works choreographed by several faculty and guest artists, including “Take Five,” a new piece by the dance companyís artistic director, Nina Lucas. […]

Moot Court Team Advances to National Competition

November 12, 1996  |   Student

A team of Wake Forest University law school students won the 47th Annual National Moot Court regional competition on Nov. 8 and Nov. 9 in Richmond, Va., advancing the team to the national finals. The competition featured teams from 22 schools including the University of Virginia, Duke University and the University of North Carolina. Team […]

Duo Pianists to Present Concert at WFU

November 12, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events

The Janus Duoópianists Barbara Rowan and Francis Whangówill perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in Brendle Recital Hall on the Wake Forest campus. Named for the Roman god with two faces, the Janus Duo looks backward to the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in their repertoire while looking forward to include newer music. Rowan […]

“Pictures at an Exhibition” Highlights WFU Concert

November 12, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” will highlight a fall concert by the Wake Forest University Orchestra at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Brendle Recital Hall. Directed by David Hagy, the orchestra also will perform Haydn’s Symphony No. 100. The event is part of the Wake Forest’s Year of the Arts, a yearlong celebration […]

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