Vol. 4. No. 29 North Carolina School of the Arts
NCSA students gather in front of the Main Building demonstrating against the Cambodian
WORK FOR PEACE - OR WAIT FOR WAR
On May 12, people at NCSA interested in
.promoting peace received their copy of the
McGovern-Hatfield Amendment petition to be
circulated here in Winston-Salem. By the time
this gets to press, the petition will have been
circulated, signed, and tallied with the results
posted by the mailbox.
Results of the school’s pro-con petition
on the Cambodian extension are as follows:
Macbeth - WFU
We are very pleased with these results,
and wish to thank all those who made it possi- '
ble. Copies will be sent to President Nixon,
Senators Ervin, Fulbright, and Jordan, and
Congressmen Galifianakis, Mizelle, and Preyer.
These petitions show how the people
feel, and do have some influence on the gov
ernment. We urge you to continue supporting
them. Also, letters, phone calls, and personal
visits to Senators and Congressmen are urged
in these next four crucial weeks to help end
You can help here by contacting the
following people: Sally Steinhardt - 301 San
ford; Henry Power - 103 C Dorm; Karole
Armitage - B Dorm; Sam Stone; Lisa Parkins-
on‘t \ust d/Qiind \here..,
Monday, May 26th, the election date for
the Student Council Association representa
tives draws nearer and, as of this writing, only
five students have registered for four of the
thirteen possible positions on the Council (a
more divisional and departmental representa
tives to be elected in the Fall of next year).
The following students have registered:
President - Steve Bordner
Drama Department Representatives-
Secretary - Kathy Fitzgerald
N.C. Essay Editor - Mike Ferguson
The dearth of registered candidates can
be attributed to one of two things, either or
dinary, every-day lack of time due to produc
tion and academic schedules or ordinary every
day creeping apathy. In order to give the
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May 21, 1970
William Beck, baritone, will give his first
faculty recital at the North Carolina School of
the Arts at 8:15 p.m., Friday, May 22, 1970, in
the School’s auditorium.
Beck is a member of the New York City
Opera Company and fills engagements with
leading opera companies throughout the Uni
ted States. He began his teaching duties at the
School of the Arts last September.
Beck will appear with concert pianist
Rebecca Barrow, a member of the School of
the Arts faculty since the school opened five
and-a-half years ago.
Two of the works to be performed are
arias from Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte and Pucci
ni’s Gianni Schicchi, operas performed by the
voice department at the School of the Arts
last year and the year before respectively.
The concert will also include: Antonio
Caldara’s Selve amiche, Antonio Secchi’s Lun-
gi dal caro bene, Tu sei il cor, Achilla’s ari a
from Handel’s Julius Caesar, Jean Baptiste
Lully’s Air de Caron from his opera Alceste,
Liebst du um Schonheit, Der Tamboursg’sell
and Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt
from Das Knaben Wunderhom of$Mahler.
Largo al factotum from Rossini’s II Bafbiere
di Siviglia, Ravel’s Don Quichotte a Dulcinee
and the Drinking Song from the opera //gm-
let by Thomas.
Beck, who has been living in New York,
is a North Carolinian, a native of Wadesboro.
In addition to the New York City Opera, he has
sung with the Miami Opera, Boston Opera
Group, Goldovsky Opera Company, Houston,
San Antonio and Tulsa operas, Philadelphia
Lyric and Philadelphia Grand operas, Pitts
burg, Hartford, and Central City operas. He
has more than 90 roles in his repertoire.
As 9 principal member of the New York
City Opera’s famed production of Handel’s
Julius Caesar he was involved in the prize-
winning original cast recording by RCA Red
Seal Records. He sang the title role in and
directed a television production of Don Pas-
quale for educational television and the Armed
Forces television in Europe.
Beck has an A.B. degree from Duke
University and an M.A. in opera theater from
the Manhattan School of Music. He attended
Juilliard School of Music for two years and
did graduate work at Tulane University.
He is the winner of a Ford Foundation
grant for opera singers sponsored by the New
Orlean Opera Company.
Miss Barrow has appeared several times
in solo faculty recitals at the School of the
Arts and has accompanied major solo artists
here for a number of concerts.
She was on leave last year to study and
give concerts in Italy on a Fullbright grant.
Since becoming the 1960 winner of the
Young Artist’ Contest in St. Louis, Missouri,
she has been invited to appear as soloist with a
number of symphony orchestras in this coun
A smaiil group of students who are in all pro
bability out of their minds would like to or-
gasmicly invite you to AN INCREDIBLE
MASKED BALL to take place in Dance Stu
dio ‘A’ on Saturday, May 23rd, from 9:00
to 2:00. The dance is semi-formal and masked.
You may make your own masks, paint your
faces in exotic and wonderous colors or re
ceive a mask at the door. It will feature music
by Nathan Shine (whose members include Rob
ert ‘Golk-Man’ Gorden, Michael ‘Miss Thing’
Byrd, Michael ‘Circus Boy’ Williams and Andy
‘Beatle Boy’ Lautman), Bill Conrad and Tom
Cavano and anyone else who would like to
perform. There will be an abundance of
foodstuffs and drink. Tickets may be pur
chased in the main office during banking
hours or at the door - 50 cents per person or
75 cents a couple (to pay for the afore men
tioned goodies). COME ONE’ COME ALL,
TO THE INCREDIBLE MASKED ROCK