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Austin Peay State University to have former commander of Task Force Pale Horse, author Jimmy Blackmon speak on August 30th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – If a United States soldier flew on a helicopter during their time deployed as a part of the War in Afghanistan, there was a good chance it was flown by a member of Task Force Pale Horse.

The talented men and women of this elite force carried ground forces to the fight, removed the injured and flew countless missions with the intent of identifying – and often eliminating the enemy.

Retired Army Col. Jimmy Blackmon

Retired Army Col. Jimmy Blackmon

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APSU to host acclaimed flautist William Bennett’s Summer Flute Academy

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Once again William Bennett has chosen Austin Peay State University (APSU) as the site of his Summer Flute Academy—his only master class offered in the U.S.

An Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his distinguished services to music, every summer Bennett, one of Britain’s greatest flautists, leaves overcast England to spend a week in the humid air hovering around Clarksville Tennessee.

William Bennett

William Bennett

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APSU acknowledges outstanding faculty members at 2016 Academic Honors and Awards Ceremony

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) recognized several outstanding faculty members during the annual Academic Honors and Awards Ceremony in the Mabry Concert Hall on Tuesday, April 26th.

The University’s top faculty honor, the APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award, was presented to Dr. Mike Gotcher, professor of communication.

APSU President Dr. Alisa White and past APSU Alumni Association President Brandon Di Paolo Harrison present the 2016 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award to Dr. Mike Gotcher. APSU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Rex Gandy, far right, is also in the photo. (Robert Smith, APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

APSU President Dr. Alisa White and past APSU Alumni Association President Brandon Di Paolo Harrison present the 2016 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award to Dr. Mike Gotcher. APSU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Rex Gandy, far right, is also in the photo. (Robert Smith, APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

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APSU Opera Theatre and Orchestra to hold “This is the Rill Speaking” and “A Hand of Bridge” on April 23th-24th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Opera Theatre and Orchestra will take playgoers on a nostalgic trip through a bygone era in America with its productions of Lee Hoiby’s “This is the Rill Speaking” and Samuel Barber’s “A Hand of Bridge.”

The opera opens at 7:30pm on Saturday, April 23rd, with a matinee performance at 3:00pm on Sunday, April 24th, in the Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall. The show is free and open to the public.

“This is the Rill Speaking” and Samuel Barber’s “A Hand of Bridge” to be performed April 23rd-24th at the APSU Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall.

“This is the Rill Speaking” and Samuel Barber’s “A Hand of Bridge” to be performed April 23rd-24th at the APSU Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall.

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APSU Choral Activities to hold third annual “The Big Sing” on April 12th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – As another academic year nears its end, APSU choral activities celebrates the grand finale of the choral season with the biggest collection of vocal talent to date in the third annual “The Big Sing.”

On April 12th at 5:30pm, upwards of 158 singers from Austin Peay State University and Paducah Tilghman High School will join together at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on the University campus in a free performance of a wide range of vocal compositions.

Austin Peay State University Choirs and Paducah Tilghman High School join for third annual “The Big Sing” on April 12th.

Austin Peay State University Choirs and Paducah Tilghman High School join for third annual “The Big Sing” on April 12th.

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APSU annual Guitarfest begins today

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will present the annual APSU GuitarFest, featuring guest artist concerts, lectures and workshops beginning today.

The concerts take place on Monday February 15th, Tuesday February 16th, and Wednesday February 17th at 7.30pm in the Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall and are free and open to the public.

Lee-Turrentine Guitar Duo performs tonight at 7:30pm in the APSU Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall.

Lee-Turrentine Guitar Duo performs tonight at 7:30pm in the APSU Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall.

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Austin Peay State University GuitarFest set for February 15th-17th

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – This February, Austin Peay State University and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will present the annual APSU GuitarFest, featuring guest artist concerts, lectures and workshops.

The concerts, which are free and open to the public, take place on Monday, February 15th, Tuesday, February 16th, and Wednesday, February 17th, at 7.30pm in the Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall.

APSU Professor of Music Stanley Yates playing at GuitarFest.

APSU Professor of Music Stanley Yates playing at GuitarFest.

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APSU’s Christmas Concert “Santa Claus is Coming!” by David Steinquest and Friends to be held December 4th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – Don’t miss the 2015 edition of the Christmas concert, “Santa Claus is Coming!,” presented by Austin Peay State University professor of music David Steinquest.

The sixth annual concert is set for Friday, December 4th at 7:30pm in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on the University campus.

Christmas Concert at Austin Peay State University.

Christmas Concert at Austin Peay State University.

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Clarksville Community Concert Association hosts renowned French horn player Eric Ruske at APSU Sunday, November 8th

 

The Clarksville Community Concert AssociationClarksville, TN – At 3:00pm on Sunday, November 8th, the Clarksville Community Concert Association will host its second concert of the 2015-2016 season with internationally famed French horn player Eric Ruske performing in the APSU Mabry Concert Hall.

At the age of 20, Ruske began serving as Associate Principal Horn for the Cleveland Orchestra, one of the most highly respected orchestras in the world.

After winning competitions both at home and abroad, and playing for six years with the renowned Empire Brass Quintet, Ruske’s solo career has flourished in locales as varied as the Louvre in Paris, the Royal Academy of Music in London, Lincoln Center in New York and concert halls in Beijing, St. Petersburg, Seoul, Rome and Tokyo.

French horn player Eric Ruske. (Matt Dine)

French horn player Eric Ruske. (Matt Dine)

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Austin Peay State University to hold 31st annual Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert October 30th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – Don’t be afraid to come to the 31st annual Austin Peay State University Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert. Bring all your fears and phobias, and let us scare them out of you!

Two performances are set for Friday, October 30th at 6:00pm and 8:00pm in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall in the Music/Mass Communications Building on the University campus.

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