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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to host lecture on Clarence Cameron White Thursday, July 16th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum is hosting a lecture on Clarence Cameron White by Gail Robinson Oturu on Thursday, July 16th. The event takes place at 12:15pm as part of the museum’s monthly Art & Lunch programs. This lecture is free to the public.

The lecture will share some of Clarence Cameron White’s thoughts, writings, letters, and interesting information about his Tennessee and family connection, early musical experiences, challenges in pursuing his career, and his visits to Clarksville for performances.

Clarence Cameron White conducting

Clarence Cameron White conducting

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Clarksville Community Concert Association announces Cyrus Chestnut Trio to headline 54th Mid-South Jazz Festival

 

The Clarksville Community Concert AssociationClarksville, TN – The Cyrus Chestnut Trio will headline this year’s 54th Annual Mid-South Jazz Festival in collaboration with the Clarksville Community Concert Association Saturday, March 28th at 7:30pm.

The trio plays jazz festivals around the world with Chestnut believing, “If I can send one person home after a performance feeling better than when they arrived, then I’ve done my job.” Ticket information can be acquired through www.clarksvillemusic.org or 1.877.811.0200.

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

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Lawrence Brownlee in concert at APSU’s Mabry Concert Hall, March 3rd

 

The Clarksville Community Concert AssociationClarksville, TN – The celebrated tenor Lawrence Brownlee will be in concert at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on the campus of Austin Peay State University in the Music/Mass Communication Building, Eighth and Marion Streets, Clarksville, Tennessee this Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 at 7:30pm.

It is phenomenal to have Brownlee in Clarksville between engagements in Europe, the Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall. He is the most in-demand American tenor in the world singing the bel canto repertoire. Brownlee sings with “elegance and grace” and has a voice that has been described as astonishingly beautiful and powerful.

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Clarksville Community Concert Association brings Lawrence Brownlee to APSU’s Mabry Concert Hall, March 3rd

 

The Clarksville Community Concert AssociationClarksville, TN – The most in-demand American tenor in the world, Lawrence Brownlee comes to Clarksville between engagements at the Metropolitan Opera House and Carnegie Hall.

Audiences continue to be astonished by the power and extraordinary agility of his warm, heroic voice; his singing has been praised for its sweet tone, fastidious pitch, and poetic phrasing.

A familiar presence in the world’s great opera houses, Brownlee delights audiences with the effortless beauty of his voice.

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Clarksville Community Concert Association brings Dallas Brass to APSU Tuesday, January 20th

 

The Clarksville Community Concert AssociationClarksville, TN – The celebrated Dallas Brass will present its American Tableau concert in Clarksville this Tuesday, January 20th at 7:30pm in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on the campus of Austin Peay State University in the Music/Mass Communication building at Eighth and Marion Streets.“

A Dallas Brass concert is intended for the entire family. Our ideal audience has a range in ages from five to 95. Our goal is to entertain and enrich by playing great music, while showing our audience how much we enjoy what we do.” says Michael Levine, artistic director and founder. This is part of the Clarksville Community Concert Association series.

The Dallas Brass

The Dallas Brass

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Clarksville Community Concert Association hosted an evening with the Parker Quartet and Charles Neidich

 

The Clarksville Community Concert AssociationClarksville, TN – In the opening act of their 2014-2015 season, the Clarksville Community Concert Association presented the world famous Parker Quartet along with Guest Clarinetist Charles Neidich in a concert held in  the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall at the Music and Mass Communication Building on Austin Peay State University.

The Parker Quartet features Daniel Chong and Ying Xue on Violin. Jessica Bodner on the Viola, Kee-Hyun Kim on the Cello; and they were joined in the second half by Charles Neidich on the Bassett clarinet.

The world famous Parker Quartet along with Guest Clarinetist Charles Neidich.

The world famous Parker Quartet along with Guest Clarinetist Charles Neidich.

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APSU Acuff Circle of Excellence’s Jazz in June event to honor local music legend Solie Fott

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Dr. Solie Fott, Austin Peay State University professor emeritus of music, considers himself to be just a fiddle player, but that’s a bit of an understatement.

Throughout his sideline career as a Nashville sessions string player, he has performed with some of the top names in modern music history, including Patsy Cline, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, Kris Kristofferson and Eddie Arnold.

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Grégoire Maret Quartet closes out Austin Peay State University’s 53rd Annual Midsouth Jazz Festival

 

The Clarksville Community Concert AssociationAPSU LogoClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Community Concert Association in conjunction with Austin Peay State University brought the Grégoire Maret Quartet to the Midsouth Jazz Festival on Saturday evening. The Midsouth jazz Festival closes out Clarksville Community Concert Association’s Community Concert Series each year.

The Grégoire Maret performance at the Midsouth Jazz Festival like all great jazz, seemed to be either a love it or hate it experience; with a sampling of audience members going each way. But as they say it takes different strokes for different folks.

The Grégoire Maret Quartet performing at Austin Peay State University

The Grégoire Maret Quartet performing at Austin Peay State University

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53rd Annual Mid-South Jazz Festival at Austin Peay State University to be headlined by Jazz great Gregoire Maret

 

APSU Department of MusicClarksville, TN – At 92, Toots Thielemans is considered the world’s greatest jazz harmonica musician, having played with luminaries such as Charlie Parker and Miles Davis.

In 2012, Thielemans made a guest appearance on 37-year-old Gregoire Maret’s self-titled debut solo album, and most music critics saw this as a passing of the baton to a new master of the jazz harmonica.

Gregoire Maret to perform at the 53rd Annual Jazz Festival at APSU.

Gregoire Maret to perform at the 53rd Annual Jazz Festival at APSU.

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Clarksville Community Concert Association holds final concert of the year

 

The Clarksville Community Concert AssociationClarksville, 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.

The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

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