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Chopin Birthday Festival

March 1 @ 11:30 am - 7:00 pm

The Chopin Birthday Festival – from Warsaw to Winston-Salem will be celebrated in two parts. Both events are free and open to the public. Parking is available in LOT A, located off N. Patterson Ave. at the intersection of N. Patterson and Vine St. Please RSVP for the Friday night event.

NIGHT MUSIC – PART II - Concert & Painting Exhibition

Friday, February 28th – 5:30 – 7:00pm

Please RSVP to attend.

Please join us for an evening of Chopin’s Nocturnes #11- 19 in the atrium of Wake Forest Biotech Place presented by world-renown pianist PAMELA HOWLAND, accompanied by paintings by WENDELL MYERS. Refreshments and cash bar available.


Saturday, March 1st – 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Please join us for exciting event brought to you by Take the Lead North Carolina,, Piedmont MusiCenter and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. This event will take place in the atrium of Wake Forest Biotech Place. Food and beverages available for purchase from Café Brioche Dorée.

No RSVP required. 


11am – 12:15 pm – REMEMBERING FREDERIC: The Genius of Chopin
This film screening premiered at the RiverRun International Film Festival, Winston-Salem NC

12:15 pm – 5:00 pm – Chopin performances by

Salem College School of Music, Center for Musical Excellence
University of North Carolina – Greensboro School of Music
University of North Carolina School of the Arts – School of Music
Wake Forest University Department of Music
Winston-Salem Piano Teachers Association
Winston-Salem State University Department of Music

1:00 pm – Dancing Exhibition
Student performers from Dancing Classrooms, Ann Guill, Director

5:00 pm – Performance by Gary Taylor and the Winston-Salem Festival Ballet
Gary Taylor, Artistic Director

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm – REMEMBERING FREDERIC:  The Genius of Chopin
Second film screening

6:30pm – 7:00pm – Birthday Cake and Champagne Toast


Thank you to the following sponsors:



March 1
11:30 am - 7:00 pm


Wake Forest Biotech Place
575 N. Patterson Ave., Winston-Salem , 27101 United States
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