Topic: APSU George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall
Clarksville, TN – This December, why not enjoy a night of holiday music with a couple hundred of your closest friends?
That’s what will happen at 7:30pm on Friday, December 6th, when the Austin Peay State University Department of Music hosts “Christmas with David Steinquest and Friends: A Winter Wonderland” in the Mabry Concert Hall.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Community Concert Association presented a performance by the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet in the George & Sharon Mabry Concert Hall at Austin Peay State University on Friday.
The concert mixed music of both African and European origins to deliver a performance that kept the audience enthralled.
Clarksville, TN – The Grammy award-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet will perform in Clarksville at 7:30pm on November 15th, at the Austin Peay State University Mabry Concert Hall.
The concert, which is part of the Clarksville Community Concert Association’s 2013-14 concert series, will feature a diverse repertoire of music, including Afro-Cuban rhythms, American Composer Aaron Copeland’s “Two Mexican Pieces,” Hungarian Composer Franz Liszt’s “Hungarian Rhapsody,” African-inspired music and others written specifically for the quartet.
Clarksville, TN – At 4:00pm on October 20th, the Austin Peay State University Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert at the Mabry Concert Hall, featuring some of classical music’s more popular and rousing works.
The concert will be the only performance this semester for the 60-member student orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Gregory Wolynec, APSU professor of music. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville’s Gateway Chamber Orchestra showcases string section with October 27th concert at Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN – Are you familiar with Clarksville’s Gateway Chamber Orchestra? For the last five years, the ensemble – made up of Austin Peay State University music faculty and other professional musicians – has hosted acclaimed performances of classical masterworks and garnered serious Grammy consideration with their two recorded albums.
Still, the orchestra sometimes feels like a well-kept secret. That’s why they’ve kicked off the “Get to know the GCO” campaign this year, with the intention of showcasing the different components of this incredibly talented ensemble.
Clarksville, TN – At 6:00pm and 8:00pm on October 29th, the Austin Peay State University Department of Music will host a light-hearted, family-friendly concert about death.
“But we’re going to try and make death as fun as we can possibly make it,” David Steinquest, APSU professor of music, said.
This might sound a bit odd to those unfamiliar with the annual APSU Halloween Percussion Concert, but fans of the event know the theme will fit in nicely with the strange blend of music and mayhem that has come to define the wildly popular community event for the last 29 years.
Clarksville, TN – This fall is shaping up to be a busy semester for Austin Peay State University Choral Activities. In early September, the University’s three choral groups – Vocal Ease, University Choir and Chamber Singers – performed for the Tennessee Board of Regents dinner at APSU.
A few weeks later, the Chamber Singers traveled to Nashville for a performance at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center as part of the Nashville Symphony’s Free Day of Music event.
Clarksville Community Concert Series kicks off 2013-14 season with Toomai String Quintet on September 27th
Clarksville, TN - The New York-based Toomai String Quintet will perform a program titled “Songs Without Words” at 7:30pm on Friday, September 27th, in the Austin Peay State University Mabry Concert Hall.
The evening marks the first concert of the 2013-14 Clarksville Community Concert Series, and it also is a component of the University’s annual Honors Orchestra Festival.
Big Band, Jazz and Swing
Clarksville, TN – The 129th Army Jazz Band with 1st Sergeant Richard Griffin will present a concert Free for the entire community. This will be an opportunity for the entire family to enjoy an evening of big band music, jazz, and swing.
The concert will be held at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall, Austin Peay State University, Music/Mass Communication Building, 8th and Marion streets in Clarksville, Friday, September 13th at 7:30pm.
Clarksville, TN – Starting in 2010, Austin Peay State University has encouraged alumni, friends and supporters to give to The Legacy Campaign, the University’s current capital fundraising program that so far has significantly increased millions of dollars for scholarships and educational endeavors.
APSU is being recognized for its efforts with The Legacy Campaign.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, known in the education circle as CASE, has selected APSU to receive the 2013 CASE Educational Fundraising Award, an honor given to superior fundraising programs at educational institutions across the U.S.
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