February 3, 1967
MUSIC department princess visits here
The inusic department welcomes
three new students to the campus for
the second semester, and wishes each
of them a happy and productive year.
Rod Brown is an eleventh grader
from Chapel Hill, N.C. He plays .
french horn, and will study with Mr.
Guy Weddle is also an eleventh
grader from Portsmouth, Virginia. He
plays the violin, and will study with
Alex Newman, an eleventh grader
from Ontario, California, has joined
the school as a clarinettist. He is
the son of Mr. Jonas Newman, the new
Dean of Men, and will study with Mr.
The department also welcomes the
return of two fine students who at
tended here last year, and have re
turned for the second semester here.
They are Michael Morgan and Allen
Dameron, both college freshman. Mike
is a double bassist, but we are sure
the orchestra wishes he would con
sider studying violin. Allen, who
is a pianist, will study accompanying
with Dr. Herbert Horn.
In honor of the visit of the
Princess Irene of Greece, Saturday,
January 28, the orchestra of NCSA
gave a memorable concert.
Under the baton of Dr. Saul
Caston, they performed the ’’Over
ture to the Marriage of Figaro” by
Mozart. Then Joseph Smith, a stu
dent of Olegna Fuschi, joined the
orchestra for Beethoven’s ’’Piano
Concerto N\amber 1.” Princess Ire.pe
was escorted backstage by Dr, Mehnini
to congratulate Cr. Caston, Mr. Smith,
and the orchestra.
After the concert there was a
reception held for the Princess in
the school library.
Earlier in the afternoon in a
private recital, the Princess also
heard James Butt, pupil of Howard
Aibel, play Lizst’s ’’Rhapsody” no.
10, Chopin’s ’’Prelude and Etude”, and
Merotti ’s ’’Ricecare and Toccata”.
Famed pianist a'nd teacher Gina Bach-
auer was also present.
ELEVEN E*LAY IN W-S SYMPHONY
(con’t from p. 3)
The second half of hhe program
will be performed by Enzio Sordello,
leading baritone with both the La
Scala and Metropolitan Opera Com
panies. Mr. Sordello will sing ”Nun
vergils leises Fleh’n, suses Kosen”
from Mozart’s ’’Marriage of Figaro”,
’’Prologue” from ’’Pagliacci” by Leon
cavallo, ’’Largo al factotum” from
’’The Barber of Seville” by Rossini,
and ”Eri tu” from Verdi’s ’’The Masked
is Mr. Kimzey giving dir-
(con’t from p. 2)
’’You cannot force reality in
Bernarda.” commented Dr. Riofrancos.
”It requires truthfulness in casting.
You can make up a face, but not the
As an example, auditions \dere
held in New York over the Christmas
holidays for the role of the cruel
widow, Bernarda. Sixty actresses
were auditioned, and none accepted.
Greatly disappointed. Dr. Riofrancos
returned to NCSA to find his Bernarda
waiting here for him in the person
of Mrs. Kelly'Green of Winston-Salem.
Mrs. Green, originally from Asheville,
N.C., is now a special student in
Drama and has many years of theatre
experience behind her. Her past
■works include parts in The Chalk Gar
den, Auntie Mame, Gypsie and Picnic.
THREE JOIN DANCE DEPARTMENT
Three new zephyrs blew into the
dance department second semester.
Cordially, N.C. Essay would like to
welcome this breath of fresh air:
Mia Ward, high school freshman, bal
let; Judy Cr\imp, college freshman,
ballet; Bob Gaston, college sopho
Mia seems destined for the air;
her father is in the air force. As
a result of her father’s occupation,
her family has lived in Memphis, Ten
nessee, Virginia, and presently in
Goldsboro, North Carolina.
Judy Crump is originally from
Montgomary, Alabama; at 15, she moved
to Falls Church, Virginia. Her ballet
home has been the Washington School
Bob Gaston is the addition to the
modern dance department. He is a trans
fer from Chapel Hill, where he was
studying sculpturing. His association
with dance is a result of musical-drama
work in Horn in the West at Boone.
Have a good second semester I