Vol. 4, No. 19
North Carolina School of the ARts
March 3, 1970
SIENA PLANS ANNOUNCED
S " n f’ E R 'i ^ " s I '! G
Each summer, the Governor's
School of North Carolina gets requests
from our summer faculty for housing
in Winston-Salem. While we do not
assume the responsibility for secur
ing housing, we do wish to cooperate
in making available information and
possible housing in the city.
If you plan to be away for the
summer months and would like to rent
your house or apartment, please
contact the Governor's School office
at 725-8761 or at the following
James L. Bray, Resident Director
The Governor's School of N.C.
Drawer H., Salem Station
Winston-Salem, N.C. 27108
What started as a simple acting
project for junior and senior high
school drama students about four
weeks ago at the N.C. School of the
Arts, turned into one of the most
popular productions to reach the
public in some time.
The students were given three
weeks to produce a theatrical
experience. They were told to use
any means possible, in their non
equipped classroom, to give the
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The total €clipse March 7 is
likely to be the last one you'll
Look at it the wrong way, and
it may be the last THING you ever see
... at least with unimpaired vision.
Every eclipse blinds people.
The North Carolina Society for
the Prevention of Blindness has
been hard at work recently trying to
convince the public how dangerous
eclipse-watching can be.
In April 1959, an eclipse in
Austria left 170 people with per
manent blindness in one or both eyes.
Doctors say the usual techniques
people use are extremely risky.
The most common one, perhaps, is
smoking a pane of glass on both sides
and then looking at the eclipse
Very dangerous, the doctors say.
A prolonged look can be blinding
even if the thing is done
and handled properly. One smudge on
the smoked glass can let more light
Many people use dark glasses.
Some wear two pairs. One is better
than nothing...but not much. Two
are better than one...but still not
Exposed film is also risky...
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The Brahmin Quartet, a student
chamber music group consisting of
piano and strings, will perform as
part of the convocation program at
1:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 4th, in
The members of the quartet are
Nick Smith, piano; Sydney Mbffett,
violin; Jeff Anderson, viola; and
Nick Anderson, cello. The group was
organized this year, and is taught by
Vartan Manoogian, the second vio
linist of the Claremont String Quartet.
On February 15th the Brahmin
Quartet played for the world famous
cellist, James Starker, in a string
symposium in Pittsburgh, Pa. Mr.
Mr. Starker said that this group was
very impressive, and that it showed
considerable talent, hard work, and
For the Wednesday program, the
group will play the Piano Quartet in
C minory Opus 60j by Brahms. The
Brahmin Quartet always plays from
memory which is very unusual in a
chamber music situation.
Alson on the convocation program
will be a Sonata for Flute and
Guitar by Mauro Giuliani, performed
by Laura Dietz and Laurie Randolph.
The work is in four movements:
Allegro Maestoso, Andante molto
sostenuto. Scherzo, and Allegretto
Final confirmation has come for
the Siena Summer Session and appli
cations are now being accepted. Full
orchestra and chamber music programs
are being planned. Mr. Marc
Gottlieb, and guest conductors to
be announced, will be in charge of
the orchestra. Other members of the
staff from NCSA include Mr. Klein,
Mr. Horner, Mr. Manoogian, and Mr.
Dr. William Baskin will serve
as Administrative Director for the
program. Mrs. Gerd Young will again
be Dean of Women. The Dean of Men
will be announced later.
In addition to the orchestra
and chamber music activities of
the summer session, an additional
group of students will be involved
in the program of the Accademia Chig-
iana. This will include study in
vocal repertory, harpsichord, com
position, orchestral conducting,
vocal conducting, violin, viola,
celli, bass, flute, piano, contem
porary piano literature, organ, and
violin and piano sonata literature.
Tuition for residents of North
Carolina is $630 and for out-of-
state residents the fee is $730.
Work-study help is available.
Once again this summer session
will use the Hotel Continental in
Siena. Special trips similar to the
Venice-Verona trip last year are
The group will fly by Alitalia
charter flight from New York to
Pisa and return from Rome to New
York. Departure from New York is
tentatively set for sometime be
tween June 22-29. The return flight
will be between August 12-17.
Application forms are available
in Mr. Rush's office, /inyone
interested in applying should do so
at the earliest possible date. Siena
brochures will be available within
ARTFUL DODPiFR NOW ACCEPTING
MATF.RIAL FOR SPRING ISSUE
The staff of the Artful Dodger
is currently accepting material for
the Spring Issue. If you have poems,
short stories, or short plays ( pre
ferably one act) please submit them
to either Toni Angevine or Mike Fer
guson, 'Room 101 of Moore Dormitory.