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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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Austin Peay State University Choral Activities presents Fall Choral Concert, Choir Fest in October

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – This fall is shaping up to be another busy semester for Austin Peay State University Choral Activities, as current APSU students will display their talents, while hundreds of young music students from across the state will get a chance to experience what the University has to offer.

At 7:30pm on October 22nd, the Clarksville community will get their first chance this year to hear the University’s talented group of singers with a concert at the campus’ George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall. The Fall Choral Concert, which is free and open to the public, will feature both choral groups performing an eclectic array of music, as well as a choral union performance of both groups. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU guitar professor Stanley Yates to present free concert to Clarksville community

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Dr. Stanley Yates, Austin Peay State University professor of music, will present a recital of solo guitar music at 7:30pm on Wednesday, September 30th, in the Mabry Concert Hall in the APSU Music/Mass Communications Building. The concert is free and open to the public.

Yates’ program will include selections from his critically-acclaimed transcriptions of music by Bach, Vivaldi and Albéniz; Venezuelan music by Antonio Lauro; and a recent work based on Indian ragas written by Dutch composer Annette Kruisbrink.

APSU Professor of Music Stanley Yates playing at GuitarFest.

APSU Professor of Music Stanley Yates playing at GuitarFest.

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Austin Peay State University to be visited by Note Learning coach Gregg Goodhart

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – Noted learning coach Gregg Goodhart will visit the Austin Peay State University campus September 22nd-23rd for a series of events sponsored by APSU’s Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts.

Recently named “Outstanding Educator of the Year” by the American String Teacher’s Association, Goodhart’s work focuses on learning and skill-acquisition as a function of brain function and neuroscience (rather than often misleading assumptions concerning ‘talent, ‘IQ’ and ‘giftedness’). «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University sees Five vocal alumni return for Distinguished Vocal Alumni Concert on September 25th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Five accomplished singers and alumni will return to the campus of Austin Peay State University for the Distinguished Vocal Alumni Concert, held Friday, September 25th at 7:30pm in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall.

Since leaving Austin Peay, each performer has achieved regional, national and international acclaim for performances in opera, oratorio, chamber ensembles and recitals. Additionally, all singers are full-time professors at prestigious music schools in the United States. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University, Woodward Library host exhibition on Lincoln and American Civil War

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In honor of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the Felix G. Woodward Library at Austin Peay State University is hosting an exhibition, titled “Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War.”

On display from September 4th through October 15th, the exhibition will celebrate its grand opening on Tuesday, September 8th at 3:00pm in the Woodward Library. APSU President Dr. Alisa White and Woodward Library Director Joe Weber will perform the ribbon cutting ceremony. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University to host recital with Kate Rawls, Mei-En Chou

 

Recital presented APSU Department of Music, Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will present a guest artist recital by soprano Kate Rawls and pianist Mei-En Chou on Thursday, September 17th at 7:30pm in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on the University campus.

The varied program will feature beautiful, melodic songs and arias by J.S. Bach, Amy Beach, Gabriel Fauré and contemporary American composer, Ben Moore, as well as two exciting and atmospheric solo piano works by Ravel and Bolcom.

(L to R) Kate Rawls and Mei-En Chou to give a recital at APSU on Thursday, September 17th.

(L to R) Kate Rawls and Mei-En Chou to give a recital at APSU on Thursday, September 17th.

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