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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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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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Nashville Symphony and Nashville Symphony Chorus in Concert at Austin Peay State University Sunday

 

Written by Gail Robinson-Oturu, President
Clarksville Community Concert Association

The Clarksville Community Concert AssociationClarksville, TN – The Nashville Symphony and the Nashville Symphony Chorus will appear in concert on Sunday, November 11th, 2012 at 3:00pm in the Austin Peay State University Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall.

This is part of the Clarksville Community Concert Association (CCCA) 2012-13 series and is co-sponsored by Austin Peay State University (APSU). This historic occasion, held in conjunction with the APSU re-naming of the Concert Hall in honor of Drs. George and Sharon Mabry, marks the first time that both the Nashville Symphony orchestra and chorus would appear on the CCCA series.

Nashville Symphony. (Photo by Mickey Dobo)

Nashville Symphony. (Photo by Mickey Dobo)

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Austin Peay State University music professor Gail Robinson-Oturu to perform in Hopkinsville on Saturday

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Acclaimed soprano and Austin Peay State University professor of music Gail Robinson-Oturu will join composer and pianist Roland Carter at 7:30pm on September 29th for a special concert, “Music of the Heart,” at the Alhambra Theatre in Hopkinsville, KY.

The event, sponsored by the Pennyroyal Arts Council, will kick off that community’s Alhambra Concert Series. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Faculty share their recent Accomplishments

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Several faculty at Austin Peay State University recently announced their latest professional and scholarly activities.

Dr. Stuart Bonnington, professor of psychology, recently presented a workshop, titled “The Quest for Balance: Qigong and the Healthy Helper,” for the Nashville Metropolitan Action Commission Annual Health and Wellness Conference on August 3rd. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s newest semi-professional Gateway Choir to hold concert February 26th

 

The APSU Music DepartmentClarksville, TN – The city of Clarksville is deceptively large. Sure, there’s the small town charm of Franklin Street and the local university, but spread over about 95 square miles, more than 130,000 people call the city home. For a couple of faculty members in the Austin Peay State University music department, that makes Clarksville large enough to need certain cosmopolitan attractions.

“We feel Clarksville should have an orchestra of its own, and there should be a choral component to go along with that,” Dr. Gregory Wolynec, APSU associate professor of music, said. «Read the rest of this article»

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Provost Lecture Series at APSU to feature music research on Clarksville composer

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN - An Austin Peay State University music professor will share her research on the musical repertoire of Clarksville native Clarence Cameron White as the next presenter in the University’s esteemed Provost Lecture Series.

Dr. Gail Robinson-Oturu, professor of voice, will present “Clarence Cameron White: Clarksville’s Connection to Haitian Opera and Carnegie Hall” at 3:00pm, Thursday, April 7th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. «Read the rest of this article»

 


The Clarksville Community Concert Association is proud to announce the final concert of the season

 

The Clarksville Community Concert AssociationClarksville, TN – In honor of the The Mid-South Jazz Festival’s 50th Anniversary, the Clarksville Community Concert Association is proud to be working with Austin Peay State University in bringing in world-renown jazz guitarist and singer  John Pizzarelli and his Swing Seven for a Concert at Austin Peay State University.  This concert will close out the Clarksville Community Concert Association’s 2010-11 Community Concert Series.

Don’t miss this  one night only concert on Friday, April 8th at 7:30 pm in the Concert Hall (Music/Mass Communication Building) at Austin Peay State University.  You can buy your tickets online, Adult admission is $25.00, Youths  18 and younger or non-APSU student with school ID are $12.00, and APSU students with valid ID are admitted for free.

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Provost Lecture Series at APSU to feature research work from Music Professor

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In the late 1880s, at the age of 8, Clarence Cameron White began studying violin. The Clarksville native then became a musical prodigy in his own right within four years, studying with accomplished violinist Will Marion Cook and attending Oberlin Conservatory at the age of 16.

The nature of White’s compositions changed over time. An Austin Peay State University music professor will share her research on White’s musical repertoire as the next presenter in the University’s esteemed Provost Lecture Series.

Dr. Gail Robinson-Oturu, professor of voice, will present “Clarence Cameron White:  Clarksville’s Connection to Haitian Opera and Carnegie Hall” at 3:00pm, Thursday, January 20th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. «Read the rest of this article»

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Danielle Talamantes, an opera star on the rise

 

The logo of the Clarksville Community Concert Association It is the dream of every small town concert series to discover the next opera star before her name becomes a household word. Clarksville Community Concert Association has done just that in scheduling the Friday night concert of Danielle Talamantes, whose name one hopes to see in lights at the Metropolitan Opera in the near future on a regular basis.

Talamantes was Introduced by Dr. Gail M. Robinson-Oturu, Professor of Voice at APSU and President of the Clarksville Community Concert Association.

Pianist Joy Schreier and Soprano Danielle Talamantes

Pianist Joy Schreier and Soprano Danielle Talamantes

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