Read NCSA Chancellor John Mauceri's installation speech.
Read Chairman D. Samuel Neill's installation remarks.
See Photos of the Installation
Tuesday, April 3, 2007
Ten o'clock in the Morning
Lawn adjacent to Eisenberg Social Hall, outside the Hanes Student Commons
North Carolina School of the Arts Campus
1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Crawford Hall, NCSA Campus
Following the Ceremony
A Festival of the Arts
* Appalachian State University, Hayes String Quartet
* East Carolina University Chamber Singers
* Elizabeth City State University Choir
* Fayetteville State University Choir
* North Carolina A&T State University, Richard B. Harrison Players
* North Carolina Central University, NCCU Spirit
* North Carolina State University, North Carolina State Dance Company
* University of North Carolina-Asheville Jazz Choir
* University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Chamber Singers
* University of North Carolina-Greensboro Jazz Ensemble
* University of North Carolina-Pembroke Jazz Ensemble
* University of North Carolina-Wilmington film, RINGO
* Western Carolina University Department of Music
* Winston-Salem State University, Burke Singers
Noon, Ceremonial Stage
NCSA Symphony Orchestra
John Mauceri, Conductor
Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner
Overture to West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein
Following the Grand Finale
Daniels Plaza, adjacent to the Hanes Student Commons
Chancellor Mauceri receives a proclamation from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, left, and speaks to members of the Winston-Salem community, right.
“A Festival of the Arts” will celebrate the installation of John Mauceri as chancellor of the North Carolina School of the Arts on Tuesday, April 3.
Fourteen of the 16 campuses of the University of North Carolina will perform at various locations around the campus as part of the installation festivities.
The public is invited to join students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of NCSA for the festivities, which will begin at 10 a.m. April 3, with the official ceremony on the lawn adjacent to Eisenberg Social Hall, outside the Hanes Student Commons on the NCSA campus, 1533 South Main St., Winston-Salem.
In case of rain, the ceremony will be held in Crawford Hall, in Gray Building on the NCSA campus. Overflow guests will be able to watch on a video screen in Watson Chamber Music Hall in the School of Music Complex. The lunch will be served under tents in Daniels Plaza, but guests will eat inside the Hanes Student Commons.
UNC President Erskine Bowles will preside over the ceremony, which will include greetings from representatives of the NCSA community.
An internationally renowned conductor, John Mauceri is the first full-time artist to become hancellor of the North Carolina School of the Arts in 20 years.
Following the ceremony, guests will visit different performance venues around the campus to experience the artistic disciplines of the participating UNC schools.
At noon, guests will return to the ceremony stage, where the newly installed chancellor will transform into Maestro Mauceri and will conduct the NCSA Symphony Orchestra in Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner and
Overture to West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein.
After the grand finale, a picnic lunch will be served in Daniels Plaza, outside the Hanes Student Commons, for all in attendance.
John Mauceri became the seventh chancellor of the North Carolina School of the Arts on July 1, 2006.
Maestro Mauceri, left, at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and right, with some of his friends at the Hollywood Bowl.
Maps and Directions to the NCSA Campus
Special Parking Message
Delegate, Platform Party and Processional Information
All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend this celebratory event!
On April 3, classes will be canceled until 2 p.m. Both the Dining Hall and the Pickle Jar will close at 9 a.m., and the Pickle Jar will reopen at 2:30 p.m.
Note to students: Chancellor Mauceri has chosen to have his installation ceremony near Hanes Student Commons, in the heart of the campus. A temporary stage will be assembled near the Elephants sculpture, just outside Eisenberg Social Hall. Unfortunately, it is necessary to temporarily suspend use of the volleyball court until Friday, April 6. The chancellor and the Installation Planning Committee appreciate your patience in accommodating this very special event for the campus.
Chancellor Mauceri meets with the family of an NCSA alumnus at the Hollywood Bowl, left, and supporters on the NCSA campus, right, on the day of his appointment as chancellor.