'October 28. 1966
The N» C. Essay
Teveral NCSA students have written
book reviews to appear in the book review
section of the Winston-Salem Joyrnal an^
Sentinal. Sunday, October 30. Twenty-five
or thirty high school students were each
given a book and asked to review it.
lish teachers worked with the students in
getting the reviews ready. The paper will
print as many of these as possible.
Last year, three studeit s were asked
to do reviews. This year t]:\e number was
increased. Everyone is urged to read the
The curriculum committee is studying
the college curriculum to make possible
changes or additions for next year. The
committee consists of Miss Koner, Mr. Ke-
negtrick, Mr, Kimzey, Mr. Johnson, Mr.
Farrow, Mrs. Bennett, and M^. Rush. The
committee is studying the curriculums of
other schools offering degrees in dance,
music, and drama. They will also consider
suggestions from the questionaire recently
filled ®ut by college students.
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KRIZA GIVES SPECIAL
On October 18 thirty selected ballet
students had the privilege of participating
in a master class conducted by John Kriea,
the assistant to the director pf American
Ballet Theatre. Mr. Kriza came to the
school upon the invitation of M^. Robert
Lindgren, dean of dance, who has known him
for many years.
The hour and a half class was just one
of several that will be given during the
course of the year. Master classes will
also be given frequently in the other de
Kriza has been associated with Ballet
Theater since 1942. He has created leading
roles in " Fancy Free ", ''Interplay,"
"Fall River Legend," and his most remember
ed role, "Billy the Kid."
Ke has also danced classical roles in
"Swan Lake," and "Les Sylphides," and bas
performed in Broadway musicals and on tele
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Taipei, Formosa and Seoul, Korea. He re
cently gave concerts in Edmonton, Canada,
apd Mineapolis, Minn., and came to Winston-
Salem from Springfield, Ohio.
Ricci will be back at the School of
—rts in a couple of weeks. He will play
at Carnegie Hall in New York with the In
dianapolis Symphony on November 12.
After spending Christmas in Geneva,
Swi'tzerland, with his wife and two young
children, Recci will go to New York where
he will give a recital in Lincoln Center
I cried because I had no shoes till
I saw a beggar who had no feet.
Submitted by the Dean of Students.
The free afternoon Tuesday, October
25, and the free morning Wednesday, Octo
ber 26, will not alter the vacation sched
ule. Mr. Kimzey noted that when school is
in session part of the (Jay it is possible
to count tbis a regular school day. Thanks
giving vacation will begin at noon on Nov
ember 22. * * *.
The Student Government is.now planning
to run the school, bus (more affectionately
known as the Blue Goose) to the dovmtown
area of Winston-Salem on the weekends. More
details will be announced in the next issue
of the Essay. * * *
HIGH SCHOOL GRADES
Four grading periods for the high
school division are scheduled for this year.
Semester and final exams will be given. The
end of the first grading period is November
1. Grades will be received November 7 or
8, A copy of the grade report wil| alsp be
sent to parents, deans, and Dr. Giannini.
Students will receive their reports on the
same day that the parents* copy is put in
the mall. * * *
Wednesday’s studer^t recital offered
two vastly different pieces of music. Per-
formipg in Schubert's "Auf dem Strom" were
Ina Cohant, soprano; Dan Ashe, horn; and
Rebecca Barrow, piano.
Francis Poulenc's "Sonata" for clari
net and piano, a relatively tame work for
1963, was performed by Arturo Ciompi, clar
inet; and Joseph Smith, piano.