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APSU Department of Music hosts 10th Holiday Dinner December 6th-7th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Austin Peay State University (APSU) associate professor of music Dr. Korre Foster first arrived on campus in 2009, he had an idea for a holiday event that showcased the University’s choral program.

Instead of a simple concert, Foster envisioned having his student singers perform while attendees enjoyed a formal, sit-down dinner.

Austin Peay State University Department of Music to hold annual Holiday Dinner on December 6th-7th. (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 College of Arts and Letters awards student, faculty research grants

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Using about $20,000 in one-time money in the Austin Peay State University (APSU) College of Arts and Letters budget, Interim Dean Barry Jones created several 2018-19 research grants for faculty and students. 

Austin Peay State University Students, Faculty receive grants from APSU College of Arts and Letters.

Austin Peay State University Students, Faculty receive grants from APSU College of Arts and Letters.

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Austin Peay State University Department of Music hosts “A Holiday Dinner in Paris”, December 7th-8th

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Next month, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) choral activities program will celebrate the city’s artistic heritage during the annual Holiday Dinner – “A Holiday in Paris” – at 7:00pm on December 7th-8th, 2018 in the APSU Morgan University Center.

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APSU Choral Program thrives during busy year

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a recent February afternoon, Dr. Korre Foster, Austin Peay State University associate professor of music, sat in his office, looking surprisingly alert. It’s been a busy year for the University’s famed choral program, and with a raise of his eyebrows, Foster said he intends to maintain its strong reputation.

“We continue to become more well known,” he said. “Schools from Memphis want to come three hours just to perform here with us.”

APSU Chamber Singers

APSU Chamber Singers

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Austin Peay State University Department of Music to hold “A Tennessee Holiday Dinner” December 8th-9th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Every December, people across the state perk up when they hear Perry Como croon his holiday classic, “Home for the Holidays,” particularly when he sings,” I met a man from Tennessee…”

Locally, listeners feel a rush of excitement when Como mentions their state, and this year, the Austin Peay State University Department of Music aims to produce a similar mix of cheer and nostalgia when it hosts “A Tennessee Holiday Dinner” at 7:00pm on December 8th and 9th, 2017 in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.

"A Tennessee Holiday Dinner" to be held by the APSU Department of Music at the Morgan University Center Ballroom December 8th and 9th.

“A Tennessee Holiday Dinner” to be held by the APSU Department of Music at the Morgan University Center Ballroom December 8th and 9th.

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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 Chamber Singers to tour Tennessee, Georgia in March

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s premiere choral ensemble – the Chamber Singers – will showcase their talents in Tennessee and Georgia during their 2017 tour this March.

“Our Chamber Singers have been preparing for this tour since the first day of classes back in August of 2016,” Dr. Korre Foster, director of choral activities at Austin Peay, said.

2017 Austin Peay State University Chamber Singers

2017 Austin Peay State University Chamber Singers

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Austin Peay State University Department of Music’s 7th Annual Holiday Dinner is December 2nd and 3rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A popular holiday tradition returns to the campus of Austin Peay State University on the evenings of December 2nd and 3rd as the University’s choral program hosts the Austin Peay Department of Music’s Seventh Annual Holiday Dinner.

Tickets for the dinner are $70.00.

Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center

Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center

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APSU acknowledges outstanding faculty members at 2016 Academic Honors and Awards Ceremony

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) recognized several outstanding faculty members during the annual Academic Honors and Awards Ceremony in the Mabry Concert Hall on Tuesday, April 26th.

The University’s top faculty honor, the APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award, was presented to Dr. Mike Gotcher, professor of communication.

APSU President Dr. Alisa White and past APSU Alumni Association President Brandon Di Paolo Harrison present the 2016 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award to Dr. Mike Gotcher. APSU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Rex Gandy, far right, is also in the photo. (Robert Smith, APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

APSU President Dr. Alisa White and past APSU Alumni Association President Brandon Di Paolo Harrison present the 2016 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award to Dr. Mike Gotcher. APSU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Rex Gandy, far right, is also in the photo. (Robert Smith, APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

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