Topic: Sharon MAbry
Clarksville, TN – Faculty and staff members atrecently announced a number of publications, conferences and credentials as part of their professional and scholarly activities.
Dr. Larry Hoehn, professor emeritus in mathematics, learned recently that two manuscripts he co-authored were accepted for publication. “A 5-Circle Incidence Theorem” was accepted for the Mathematics Magazine published by the Mathematical Association of America. “Zwei Kreistheoreme für affin–metrische Ebenen” was accepted for publication in German in the Mitteilungen der Mathematischen Gesellschaft publication. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently announced a number of publications, conferences and credentials as part of their professional and scholarly activities.
Dr. Sharon Mabry, professor of music, had her new book, “The Performing Life: A Singer’s Guide to Survival,” featured in the book review section of the latest Journal of the IAWM (International Alliance for Women in Music). The review listed her book as one of three recommended for reading. In addition, her book was noted in a review published in the Library Journal. «Read the rest of this article»
The Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Chorus holds first Concert in the newly dedicated George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall
Clarksville, TN – The as part of their in partnership with brought the Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Nashville Symphony Chorus to Clarksville to play the first concert in the soon to be re-dedicated concert Hall.
After the Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Chorus opened with George Mabry’s newest composition “If Music Be the Food of Love,” a small ceremony was held to rededicate the Austin Peay State University Music/Mass communication building concert hall in honor of Dr. George Mabry and his wife Sharon Mabry. The Mabry’s have been members of the faculty at university since the 1970s and have made their mark on both the university and the community.
Written by Gail Robinson-Oturu, President
Clarksville, TN – The Nashville Symphony and the Nashville Symphony Chorus will appear in concert on Sunday, November 11th, 2012 at 3:00pm in theMusic/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.
Austin Peay State University to rename Music-Mass Communication Building Concert Hall after George Mabry and Sharon Mabry
Clarksville, TN – In 2010, a group of Clarksville residents, led by local lawyer Evans Harvill, set out on a mission to rename the state-of-the-art concert hall in’s Music/Mass Communication Building.
For more than 30 years, these individuals had enjoyed world-class musical performances presented by Drs. George and Sharon Mabry, and they thought it a shame that the two long-time APSU music faculty members didn’t have something properly honoring their service to the community.
APSU Autumn Salon Series to feature Sharon Mabry reading from her new book September 24th at the Customs House Museum
Clarksville, TN – Throughout Dr. Sharon Mabry’s 35-year singing career, she has rushed through airports to make connecting flights, slept in small, cavernous hotel rooms, performed on stages with inadequate acoustics and dealt with the stress of lost luggage.
Those trials mark the typical, yet unglamorous, side of any professional musicians career, and for many, those obstacles are more than they can handle. But, for the truly gifted, singing can be such a rewarding a career, which is why Mabry, anprofessor of music, set out to write her new book, “The Performing Life: A Singer’s Guide to Survival.”
Austin Peay State University Distinguished music alumna Jeanie Darnell to give free concert September 20th
Clarksville, TN – Internationally known soprano andalumna Jeanie Darnell is returning to her alma mater at 7:30pm on September 20th for a guest recital in the Music/Mass Communication Building’s Concert Hall.
The concert, which is free and open to the public, will include the complete Liederkreis, Op. 39 of Robert Schumann, several beautiful, romantic songs of Rachmaninoff and Liszt and a new song cycle by Lori Laitman, one of America’s most performed contemporary composers.
Clarksville, TN – Dr. Sharon Mabry’s plane was delayed. The professor of music arrived at the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston a little after 11:30 p.m., some six hours later than she intended. She was tired, having spent the day rushing through airports to make connecting flights, and she needed a good night sleep. The next morning, she was scheduled to sing live before a national audience on WGBH radio.
But when Mabry reached the front desk of the hotel, she learned her bad day was just beginning.
“We walked up to the counter, and this elegantly dressed man said he had given away our reservation because they were overbooked,” Mabry said.
She and her accompanist, Patsy Wade, were close to panicking. They explained to the clerk that they were supposed to perform a concert in only a few hours. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, April 14th, thewill host a writers’ panel discussion in the Turner Auditorium, starting at 1:00pm.
This free public event will be moderated by Shana Thornton and Mitzi Cross, guest speakers will discuss three topics including “the muse”, self publishing versus “old school”, and challenges when writing about history. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to discuss Earth’s atmosphere as a nuisance in astronomy
Clarksville, TN – The Earth’s atmosphere, though necessary to support life, is a major nuisance to accurate astronomical work. Instrumentation has improved over the past few decades to a point that the time-tested techniques to account for the effects of the atmosphere on astronomical data are no longer sufficient.
“With major new astronomical surveys beginning, advances in the techniques to account for the atmosphere are needed,” said Dr. J. Allyn Smith, associate professor of physics and astronomy. «Read the rest of this article»
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