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Austin Peay State University music ensembles going to the movies this fall

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – One afternoon last spring, conducting batons and musical instruments were packed away inside the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Music/Mass Communication Building, the lights shut off in the practice rooms and the Mabry Concert Hall, and after all the faculty and students had left – weeks before the end of the semester – the building was locked.

Austin Peay State University’s Music-Mass Communication Building. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Music-Mass Communication Building. (APSU)

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APSU Chamber Singers and orchestra to present Mozart’s “Missa Solemnis”

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – At 7:30pm on Thursday, February 28th, 2019 the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Symphony Orchestra and the University’s Chamber Singers will present Mozart’s “Missa Solemnis in C” in the Mabry Concert Hall.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, will also feature the winners – Hayden Giesseman and Berta Teodora – of the APSU Department of Music’s 2018-19 Concerto Competition.

Austin Peay State University Symphony Orchestra and the University’s Chamber Singers will present Mozart’s “Missa Solemnis in C” on Thursday, February 28th. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Symphony Orchestra hosts free concert of Classical Masterworks on October 20th

 

APSU Department of MusicClarksville, 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»

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APSU to celebrate the holidays with “Clarksville in Vienna” concert on December 9th

 

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APSU Department of MusicClarksville, TN – For more than 100 years, the Vienna Philharmonic has set aside New Year’s Day as a time to perform uplifting holiday pieces by Johann Strauss and his family.

It has become one of the great traditions in all of music, earning a sizable television audience in America in recent years, but a new, similar tradition has taken hold in Clarksville.

For the last three years, Dr. Gregory Wolynec, professor of music at Austin Peay State University, has brought the festivities to town a little earlier with the APSU Symphony Orchestra’s annual “Vienna in Clarksville: A Holiday Celebration” concert. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Symphony to perform Classical Masterworks during free March 18th Concert

 

The APSU Music DepartmentClarksville, TN – One afternoon in the late 1880s, according to a popular legend, the Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky met with the man he considered a “mediocre composer” – Johannes Brahms. The topic of their conversation quickly turned to music.

“I can only write something that is beautiful,” Tchaikovsky is rumored to have pompously said.

“I can only write something that is perfect,” Brahms replied. «Read the rest of this article»

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Celebrate the Holiday at Austin Peay State University with annual Vienna in Clarksville Concert December 11th

 

APSU Department of MusicClarksville, TN –  For more than 100 years, the Vienna Philharmonic has set aside New Year’s Day as a time to perform uplifting holiday pieces by Johann Strauss and his family. It has become one of the great traditions in all of music, earning a sizable television audience in America in recent years, but a new, similar tradition has taken hold in Clarksville.

For the last two years, Dr. Gregory Wolynec, associate professor of music at Austin Peay State University, has brought the festivities to town a little earlier with the APSU Symphony Orchestra’s annual “Vienna in Clarksville: A Holiday Celebration” concert. «Read the rest of this article»

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Celebrate Holidays at APSU with “Vienna in Clarksville” Concert on December 5th

 

Clarksville, TN – One of the great traditions in all of music is the Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year’s Day Concert. For more than 100 years, the renowned orchestra has performed uplifting holiday pieces on that day by Johann Strauss and his family, with the concert being televised in America in recent years.

But the New Year’s holiday is still several weeks away. So Dr. Gregory Wolynec, associate professor of music at Austin Peay State University, is bringing the festivities to town a little earlier with the APSU Symphony Orchestra’s second annual “Vienna in Clarksville: A Holiday Celebration” concert. «Read the rest of this article»

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