Vol. 4, No. 17
North Carolina School of the Arts
February 17, 1970
hy Scan Bccroelona
The Technical Department works
for all the departments here at NCSA.
In reality they are the backbone of
the theatre. Without them, it would
make our lives in the performing arts
much more difficult than we assume
them to be.
Pictured above are four members
of the Technical Department, who will
receive their BFA degrees this June.
Michael Wiesman is from Hunts
ville, Alabama. He's been here at
NCSA for the past four years and" has
worked on approximately thirty-five
productions. Mike will receive his
BFA in Production. At the present
time, he has no definite future plans.
Nancy Lindquist is from Pleasant-
ville, Pennsylvania. Nancy has been
here four years and has worked with
approximately thirty production.
She will receive her BFA in Design
with the hopes of continuing her
work in a professional repertory
Cindy Miller is from Ithaca, New
York. She has been here four years
and has worked with thirty-five to
forty productions. Cindy will
receive her BFA in Production, then
plans to go on to further her edu
cation at Ithaca College.
William Parrish has been here
at NCSA for the last four years and
came to us from Greensboro, N.C.
Bill has also worked with approx
imately thirty-five to forty pro
ductions and he will receive his
BFA in Production. At this time,
he has no immediate future plans.
Claremont: All-Beethove n
School of Arts Gets
Mrs. Nancy Susan Reynolds has
made a gift of approximately $100,000
to the scholarship fund at the North
Carolina School of the Arts Founda
tion, Inc. The gift was announced by
R.B. Crawford, president of the
Crawford said, "Mrs. Reynolds'
very generous gift is not only greatly
appreciated, but it comes at a time
when scholarship funds are especially
needed for students who have been
accepted for the 1970-71 school year.
Also, this gift will put us over the
top in raising the 1969 matching
funds for the Ford Foundation grant
of a million and a half dollars."
Mrs. Reynolds, a native of
Winston-Salem, is the daughter of
the late R.J. Reynolds, founder of
the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. She
makes her home in Greenwich, Conn.
Crawford said, "Mrs. Reynolds
has always kept a keen interest in
her home town, and she has been very
generous in contributing to its wel
fare. We are sincerely grateful for
her interest in the School of the Arts."
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The Claremont String Quartet
will give a faculty recital at_
8:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, in the
main auditorium at the North Caro
lina School of the Arts.
The concert will be an all
Beethoven program in commemora
tion of the 200th anniversary of
the composer's birth.
The three string quartets
which will be performed include
Opus 18, No. 2j Opus 593 No, 3 and
Opus 95. They represent the early,
middle and late periods of
The Claremont Quartet has
been in residence at the School of
the Arts since the school opened
in 1965. The quartet was
founded 14 years ago and has gained
international reknown for concerts
played in this country, Europe,
the Far East and Latin America.
Two of the founding members
are Marc Gottlieb, first violinist,
and Irving Klein, cellist. The
other members are Vartan Manoo-
gian, second violinist, and Jerry
INSIDE THIS ISSUE
President Ward 's statement on
Avery Issue pg. 2
Another Sutor Letter pg. 2
All* School” Show Set
The first "All-Schools Per
formance" will be presented at 8:45
p.m. Thursday, Feb. 'l9, in the main
auditorium at the North Carolina
School of the Arts. The public is
invited without charge.
The program will include per
formances presented by the school
of dance, the school of drama and the
school of music. Staging, costuming
and lighting will be done by the
school of design and production.
Special guests for the evening
will be members of the North Carolina
Board of Higher Education and their
husbands and wives. The board will
meet here and tour the school
The staff of the N.C. Essay
wishes you all the happiest of con
gratulations, continued success, and
the very best of luck.
(NOTE: Next week, The Graduation
Column goes to the Dance Department
The school of music, first
on the program, will present
Mozart's The Musical Joke, for
string orchestra and two French
horns. The work, which is a
satire on clumsy composing, will
be conducted by Marc Gottlieb,
first violinist with the Claremont
Soloists will be: Vincent
Barbee of Beltsville, Md. and
Jerry Folsom of Anaheim, Calif.,
French horns; Catherine Tait of
Rock Hill, S.C. and Joseph
Genualdi of Weston, Conn., violins;
Phillip Wachowski of Florence, S.C.,
viola, and Susan Walker of Durham,
The school of drama will
present Lewis John Carlino's one-
act drama. The Brick and the Rose.
This work was done last fall in
the drama theater as a workshop
production for invited audiences ,
and was enthusiastically received.
Ten actors portray 46 charac
ters. According to the author, "The
play is an attempt to recreate
(Cont‘ on page 3)