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Vol.l, No. 4
North Carolina School of the Arts
November 4, 1966
Religion and Arts Seminar
SIX TO SING
Six voice majors have been selected
to be guest singers with the Winston-
Salem Singers Guild.The Guild will be
performing Dr. Vittorio Giannini's
'* Canticle of the Martyrs' " next week
at Salem College. The singers from the
North Carolina School of the Arts in
clude Barbara Efland, Georgyn Geetlein,
Robert Daniel, Hugh Harvey, Doug Decatur,
and Don Litaker.
The projects in choral singing
at NCSA are under the direction of
Mr. Phillipe Buhler.
BUTT TAKES FIRST
PLACE IN CONTEST
James Butt, NCSA high school
junior, took the first place in
piano competition sponsored by the
North Carolina Music Teachers'
Association held at Salem Collegf,
Saturday, October 29. Bruce Moss, a
high school senior, won second place.
Participating in the contest were
students from all over the state.
Mr. Harry Wells, a faculty
member of Lenlor Rhyne College,
judged the contest.
James Butt, 16 years old, is
from Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
Returning for his second year at
NCSA, he studies with Howard Aibel.
In the contest James performed the
ListtHungarian Rhapsody and a
movement from Hindemith's Second
James will go to New Orleans
later in the school year to perform
in the regional contest.
The Camerata Singers, a select group
of twelve voice majors at NCSA has
begun an action- packed season.
The group has performed for the
Women of Radio and Television at
the Robert E. Lee Hotel. Plans are
being made for their concerts at
NCSA as well as other schools in
The Cameratas have also been
invited to perform at The " A Coeur
Joie " Choral Movement at the
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On Wednesday, November 9j Dr., Vittorio
Giannini, president of the North Carolina School
of the Arts, will be the featured speaker at the
Religion and Arts Seminar, held in the girls’
dorm at 8;30 p.m.
The format of the evening will follow the
lines of an open discussion.
Born in Philadelphia In 1903, Dr. Giannini
won a scholarship at the Giuseppe Verdi Con
servatory in Milan at the age of nine. He studied
with Martini and Trucco after his return to
New York in 1917, and proceeded to win a Julliard
graduate school scholarship In composition and
vlollno In 1932 he won the Grand Prlx de Rome
In composition and studied at the American
Academy in Rome for four years. Since 1939, when
he was appointed composition and orchestration
teacher at the Julliard School of Music, he
has taught at the Manhatten School of Music and
the Curtis Institute®
Dr. Giannini holds honorary Doctorate of
Music and Doctor of Laws degree. He Is a member
of the Board of Directors of " The Bohemians
Fellow of the International Institute of Arts
and Letters, Fellow of the American Academy in
Rome, and former Director of the Julliard Project
for Music Repertory In public schools.
Gonzalo Madurga, actor and noted artist from
New York, recently completed instructing students
of the Drama Department in the art of theatrical
makeup. The training was intensive for two weeks
during Madurga's visit here, and the students
learned much about corrective and character
" It's more than painting a face, " commented
Madurga. " One must think in terms of charact
erization as well as visual effect. If an actor
cannot create in his face the same character he
portrays with his mind and body, his work will
be out of jointo"
Madurga, besides professional makeup work,
has recently done several plays with the New York
Shakespeare Festival and the Morris Repertory
Theater in Morristown, N.J. He has appeared on such
television programs as Theatre '62, DuPont Show
of the Week, The Defenders, Armstrong Circle
Theatre, E3q>lorj.jrig.,_ -F-or- The- -People.
Planning Committee Selected
The Planning Committee for the school year
1966-67 has recently been named.They include the
Robert Listokin, Music department; Duncan
Noble, Dance department; Ed Kenestrick. Drama
department; William Greene, Academic department;
Peter Borchard, college; Heath Hanner, high
school; Steve Hewitt, high school; and Margie
Perkins, college . Bruce Stewart and John P. Cone
act as ex-offico members of the committee.