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APSU CECA Announces 2020 Ovation Award winners, final program lineup

 

CECA Advisory BoardClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) President Alisa White and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”) invite community members of all ages to the 2020 Ovation Awards, a family-friendly celebration of the arts.

George Mabry Award – Solie Fott

George Mabry Award – Solie Fott

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Austin Peay State University Ovation Awards to be held March 31st

 

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CECA Advisory BoardClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”) invite the entire community to the 2019 Ovation Awards, a family-friendly celebration of the arts.

Billy Renkl is winner of this year's Individual Artist Award.

Billy Renkl is winner of this year’s Individual Artist Award.

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Austin Peay State University celebrates 90th anniversary with special event and tree planting

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and her husband, Elliott Herzlich, commemorated the University’s 90th anniversary with a special ceremony and tree planting on Wednesday.

The noon event took place on the lawn in front of the Browning Building, and it included performances by the Governors’ Own Marching Band, the APSU Chamber Singers, the University Choir, the Austin Peay Dance Team and members of the APSU Cheerleading Squad.

Austin Peay President Alisa White and alumnus Evans Harvill (’46), son of former APSU president Halbert Harvill, planted a tree on the Browning lawn. On February 10th, 1954, President Harvill helped plant a tree in honor of Austin Peay State College’s 25th anniversary. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

Austin Peay President Alisa White and alumnus Evans Harvill (’46), son of former APSU president Halbert Harvill, planted a tree on the Browning lawn. On February 10th, 1954, President Harvill helped plant a tree in honor of Austin Peay State College’s 25th anniversary. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

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4th annual “The Big Sing” to be held by APSU Choral Activities Tuesday, April 11th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University choral activities celebrates the grand finale of the choral season with the biggest collection of vocal talent to date in the fourth annual “The Big Sing.”

On April 11th at 5:30pm, upwards of 170 singers from APSU, Mt. Juliet High School and Station Camp High School will join together at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on the University campus in a free performance of a wide range of vocal compositions.

APSU Chamber Singers and University Choir, Mt. Juliet High School and Station Camp High School will come together Tuesday, April 11th for the fourth annual "The Big Sing" at Austin Peay.

APSU Chamber Singers and University Choir, Mt. Juliet High School and Station Camp High School will come together Tuesday, April 11th for the fourth annual “The Big Sing” at Austin Peay.

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APSU Choral Activities to hold third annual “The Big Sing” on April 12th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – As another academic year nears its end, APSU choral activities celebrates the grand finale of the choral season with the biggest collection of vocal talent to date in the third annual “The Big Sing.”

On April 12th at 5:30pm, upwards of 158 singers from Austin Peay State University and Paducah Tilghman High School will join together at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on the University campus in a free performance of a wide range of vocal compositions.

Austin Peay State University Choirs and Paducah Tilghman High School join for third annual “The Big Sing” on April 12th.

Austin Peay State University Choirs and Paducah Tilghman High School join for third annual “The Big Sing” on April 12th.

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Austin Peay State University choral activities gain International Reputation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In early February, Dr. Korre Foster, director of choral activities at Austin Peay State University, turned on his computer to watch a live broadcast of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir (TMC).

The acclaimed, 100-year-old choir is one of the largest and most respected choral organizations in Canada, but that evening, Foster was more interested in watching one of the guest conductors – APSU graduate student Zach Thompson.

APSU Chamber Singers

APSU Chamber Singers

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Austin Peay State University choral program continues busy season with October 22nd Concert

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This fall is shaping up to be a busy semester for Austin Peay State University Choral Activities. In early September, the University’s three choral groups – Vocal Ease, University Choir and Chamber Singers – performed for the Tennessee Board of Regents dinner at APSU.

A few weeks later, the Chamber Singers traveled to Nashville for a performance at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center as part of the Nashville Symphony’s Free Day of Music event.

APSU Chamber Singers

APSU Chamber Singers

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Austin Peay State University choral groups to perform works “From Vivaldi to the Pentatonix” May 1st

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – When the Canadian singer Leonard Cohen first released his hauntingly beautiful song “Hallelujah” back in 1984, it received little fanfare. But over the years, musicians such as Bob Dylan and Jeff Buckley recorded covers of the work, causing its popularity to skyrocket.

Versions of the song have since appeared on TV shows such as “One Tree Hill” and “The Voice,” and movies like 2001’s “Shrek.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Choir and Chamber Singers to perform music of British Isles April 20th

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In terms of landmass, the British Isles are only slightly larger than the state of New Mexico. But from this small group of islands off Europe’s northwest coast there exists a rather rich musical heritage, with styles ranging from Irish folk music to the royal anthems of Renaissance-era England.

At 7:30pm on Friday, April 20th, the Austin Peay State University Chamber Singers and the University Choir will pay homage to that region’s musical culture with the free concert, “Music of the British Isles,” in the Music/Mass Communication Building’s Concert Hall. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Percussion Ensemble slates haunting Halloween concerts

 

The Austin Peay State University Percussion Ensemble will present the 2008 Halloween Concert in two back-to-back performances. The concert, historically a sell-out performance, will be at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30 in the Music/Mass Communication Concert Hall.

The group performs all kinds of music on all kinds of percussion instruments: classical music such Carmina Burana as used in the movie “Excalibur,” rock music such as “Walk Like an Egyptian,” music from the movie “Casper” and real percussion ensemble music using instruments from drums, timpani, gongs and cymbals to bells, xylophones, marimbas and chimes. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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