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Melissa Shippen Burrows to give free concert at APSU

 

Melissa Shippen BurrowsArts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts & Heritage Development Council, in cooperation with the Clarksville Community Concert Association and Austin Peay State University Department of Music, proudly presents renowned soprano and Clarksville native Melissa Shippen Burrows in concert at Austin Peay State University’s MMC Concert Hall on Sunday, October 30th, at 7:00pm.

Described by The New York Times as ‘a dramatic soprano with an attractive, powerful sound,’ as ‘angelic’ by the Washington Post, and according to Theater Scene, ‘appealing and lyrical,’ Melissa has made debuts in her young career throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. The soprano was heard on her first official release Belle Nuit with Vesselina Kasarova after her international win at the Viotti Vokal Genial Competition. «Read the rest of this article»

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VocalEase in concert at APSU

 

The Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts are pleased to present VocalEase in a spring performance.

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The concert takes place at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 27 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. Although there is no set price for admission, visitors are asked to pay what they can. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Imani Winds in concert at APSU

 

The Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for Creative Arts continues its Clarksville Community Concert Association’s 2008-09 Concert Series with a performance by the acclaimed Imani Winds.

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Imani Winds coming to APSU

Imani Winds will perform at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 23, in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. Since 1997, this Grammy-nominated wind quintet has taken a unique path, carving out a distinct presence in the classical music world with its dynamic playing, culturally poignant programming, genre-blurring collaborations and inspirational outreach programs. With two-member composers and a deep commitment to commissioning new work, the group is enriching the traditional wind quintet repertoire while meaningfully bridging European, American, African and Latin American traditions. «Read the rest of this article»

 


“Do you hear what I hear?” ~ Holiday concert at APSU

 

The Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will present the holiday-themed musical event “Do You Hear What I Hear.” The event will feature performances by Paul Binkley and the APSU music faculty.

The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 8 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. The event is free for APSU students. Tickets are $5 for non-students.

Binkley is president of GrandVista Music. Highly respected as an acoustic guitar specialist, he has performed with a diverse group of artists including Lari White, The Fifth Dimension, Mandy Barnett and Lorrie Morgan. He also spent five years performing with the country group, Alabama. «Read the rest of this article»

 

APSU Jazz combo schedules concert

 

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 jazz combo.

The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 25 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

Professor of Music David Steinquest will direct the performance.

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

 

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. «Read the rest of this article»

 

APSU flutists team with high school musicians for concert

 

The Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts are pleased to present a joint concert by the APSU flute choir and the Community School of the Arts High School flute choir. The concert takes place at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall.

Professor of Music Lisa Vanarsdel will direct the APSU flute choir and JoAnn McIntosh will direct the High School flute choir. The concert is free and open to the public.

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

 


APSU Clarinet Choir in concert

 

The Austin Peay State University Department of Music is pleased to present the APSU Clarinet Choir in concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

The program will feature Graupner’s Sonata in G major, Bach’s “Art of Fugue” and Beethoven’s Quintet Opus 71. Mingzhe Wang, assistant professor of music at Austin Peay State University, will direct the ensemble. «Read the rest of this article»

 

High Schools bands to compete at APSU

 

The annual  will take place Saturday, Oct. 11 at Governors Stadium on the campus of Austin Peay State University.

The contest consists of preliminary and finals competitions and will feature performances by 18 high school bands from throughout Tennessee. Local groups involved in the event include Clarksville, Kenwood, Montgomery Central, Northeast and Northwest high schools.

The event is open to the public; tickets are available at the gate. Phi Mu Alpha and Sigma Alpha Iota music fraternities are hosting the event in conjunction with the Governors Own Marching Band. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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