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Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence seeking 2013 Ovation Award nominees

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts is looking for nominees from the Clarksville-Montgomery County community to receive this year’s coveted Ovation Awards.

Since 1996, the Center has honored individuals who made significant contributions to the artistic and cultural life of the Clarksville community. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU art alumni hold homecoming exhibit saturday

 

Austin Peay State University LogoThis Saturday, Austin Peay State University will welcome home some of the talented artists who honed their skills inside the Trahern Building.

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the building’s gallery will feature an Art Alumni Exhibition to correspond with the University’s Homecoming festivities. Former APSU art students will return to campus that afternoon to present innovative new works for this show.

The event, sponsored by the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art, will also include an outdoor reception on the front lawn of the Trahern Building.

The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public, and all APSU alumni are encouraged to stop by Trahern. For more information, contact the art department at 931-221-7333.

 

Four APSU art seniors present ‘CMYK’ graphic design show

 

Austin Peay State University Logo In the world of printmaking, the acronym, CMYK, is an abbreviation for the colors – cyan, magenta, yellow and black – that often are mixed together to produce more colors.

But for four graphic design majors from Austin Peay State University, “CMYK is the title of their senior design exhibit, with each letter coming from the names of the student artists.

Colleen Linder (C), April M. Stilwell (M), Ryan Sample (Y) and Sara K. Neuhart (K) are presenting their show unti May 3 in the APSU Trahern Gallery. Gallery hours for viewing the exhibition are from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday and from noon-4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. The viewing is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art.

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APSU presents flute choir concert

 

The Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will present a concert featuring flutists from APSU and local high schools. The concert is under the direction of Lisa Vanarsdel, APSU professor of music, and JoAnn McIntosh, director of the High School Flute Choir.

The concert will start at 7: 30 p.m., Monday, April 7 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall and is free and open to the public.

The High School Flute Choir, a Community School of the Arts ensemble, will open the performance with works such as “Three Hungarian Folk Songs” by Matyas Seiber and arranged by McIntosh, “Two Korean Folk Songs” by Kelly Via and “Irish Jig” by Michael Kibbe.

The second half of the show will feature the APSU Flute Choir performing works such as Concerto for Flutes, Op. 15, No. 3 by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Nymphs by Gary Shocker, Adagio, K. 411 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Grand Trio, Op. 86 by Friedrich Kuhlau and The Winds for Change by Donald Draganski.

For more information about the performance, contact the department of music by telephone at (931) 221-7818.

 

APSU Music Department to host jazz combo reunion band

 

Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will host a performance featuring the APSU Jazz Combo Reunion Band.

The performance, which is part of the 47th Annual Mid-South Jazz Festival, will begin at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 3 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

The Jazz Combo includes Bo Clayton, trumpet, Andy Robinson, saxophone, Trevor Reddick, bass, Rick Ball, drums and David Steinquest, professor of music at APSU, on vibraphone. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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