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The Arts at Hawai'i Pacific University are thriving!  Three minors have recently been launched: Art History, Studio Art, and Music.  We offer a variety of music performance opportunities as well as art, music, and theatre courses. HPU is very proud of our Theatre Program, in which students can create an individualized major or minor.  The Theatre Program produces two major shows per academic year, which feature students as well as members of the greater Honolulu community.

Our performing ensembles include the International Chorale and Vocal Ensemble, the HPU Orchestra, and the HPU Wind Ensemble.  Each of these programs offer generous scholarships, allowing students to major in any academic field while continuing to enjoy playing their instrument or singing.  The International Vocal Ensemble and Orchestra returned recently from a concert tour in China, visiting Beijing and Xi’an.  The HPU Wind Ensemble will embark upon a West Coast concert tour in the spring of 2012.

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HPU International Vocal Ensemble, Chorale, Band, Symphony and Chamber Orchestras present the
13th Annual Winter Concert “Glory!”

Join the Hawai‘i Pacific University International Vocal Ensemble, Chorale, Band, Symphony and Chamber Orchestra as they present the 13th Annual Winter Concert, “GLORY!” The musical performance will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday, November 21st, at Central Union Church on the corner of Beretania and Punahou.

Dr. Teresa McCreary, director of performing arts states, “With all the HPU music performing groups on a single concert, you get to hear the very best of what students have been working on all semester.  We are excited to present an orchestral arrangement of the US National Anthem, by beloved film score composer, John Williams!” 

The year 2014 is the 200th anniversary of our National Anthem, so this concert will feature rousing renditions of patriotic music as well as music from around the globe. Plus, a few holiday faves!  Free admission, plenty of parking.

For additional information, contact Dr. Teresa McCreary at tmccreary@hpu.edu or 544-0887.

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HPU Art Gallery
March 23 – May 9, 2014

‘Ohana Hawai‘i Loa Art ExhibitOhana
An annual exhibition of work by student artists, faculty, staff and alumni opens at Hawai‘i Pacific University on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 4pm. This mixed media exhibition will continue through Friday, May 9, 2014.
Students, faculty, staff and alumni were invited to submit original works and final selections were made by HPU faculty members. The work of students, faculty, staff and alumni are included in this exhibition and the pieces include drawings, paintings and photography.
The Hawai‘i Pacific University Art Gallery is located on HPU’s windward Hawai‘i Loa campus, 45-045 Kamehameha Highway, in Kaneohe.  Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Admission and parking is free and the public is invited.  For more information call: 544-0228.