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Guitarists take center stage at APSU

The Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts are pleased to present a concert by the APSU guitar ensemble.

The event will take place at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

Professor of Music Dr. Stanley Yates will direct the performance. A native of Liverpool, England, Yates was playing gigs in clubs when he was 15 years old. He has won several awards and competitions and makes regular contributions to the field of classical guitar.

During the 2007-08 season, Yates presented a solo guitar performance at the Foisor Royal Palace, Romania. He performed at the International Guitar Festival of Great Britain, produced a number of concert and instructional DVDs and worked on a rewrite of the best-selling “Modern Guitar Method” for Mel Bay Publications

For more information, contact the APSU music department, (931) 221-7818.

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