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Have You Heard Mir Ali, Guitarist Extraordinaire?

 

Mir AliMir Ali has two recent CDs that are must haves for your collection. “Dances and Romances” is an aural treat that stimulates your romantic impulses and should be always listened to with your lover–or if you have no lover, your pet! “Amistad” is a grouping of dances and compositions written from late 1700s to 1992; featuring such diverse selections as “Csardas” by Monti to Paganini’s “Cantabile” to “libertango” by Astor Pizzolla, this CD shows the versatility that Mir Ali has perfected.

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Guitar Gala Concert at APSU Tonight brings renowned Musicians to Clarksville

 

The inaugural Austin Peay State University Summer Guitar Workshop wraps up with a Gala concert at 7:30pm. Friday, July 2nd, in the campus’ Music/Mass Communication Building. General admission is $10.00, and $5.00 for students and military personnel.
The evening will begin with the announcement of youth competition winners and an awards ceremony hosted by Provost Tristan Denley and his wife, Kim Denley, followed by a performance by competition winners and the workshop’s esteemed artist-faculty.

The faculty at this year’s workshop, which will be an annual event on the APSU campus, includes such guitar luminaries as Tim and Miles Thompson, Richard Smith, Mir Ali, Stephen Aron and Dr. Stanley Yates. «Read the rest of this article»

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The APSU Summer Guitar Workshop starts Monday

 

Four days of free concerts each night, and a Gala musical event on Friday.

Austin Peay State University LogoAustin Peay State University will host a five-day Guitar Workshop from June 28th-July 2nd, directed by APSU professor of music Dr. Stanley Yates.

The workshop will feature an outstanding artist-faculty roster that includes Stephen Aron (guitar professor, Oberlin Conservatory of Music and University of Akron), Mir Ali (virtuoso classical guitarist), Roger Hudson (APSU adjunct guitar faculty and Fingerstyle Magazine columnist) and the Huston-Todd Duo, along with virtuoso fingerstyle guitarists Richard Smith and Tim Thompson – both former national fingerstyle champions.

The intensive five-day workshop is open to classical and fingerstyle guitarists of all ages and playing levels and will include daily technique sessions, ensemble (group) rehearsals, master classes, lectures and evening concerts.

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APSU presents “The Beatles to Bluegrass: An Evening of Virtuoso Guitar”

 

The Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts presents “The Beatles to Bluegrass: An Evening of Virtuoso Guitar,” featuring world renowned guitarists Stanley Yates, Mir Ali, and Richard Smith, on Friday, May 28th, at 7:00 pm in the Trahern Theatre located on Eighth Street on the campus of Austin Peay.

All proceeds from this concert will go toward youth scholarships to attend the first APSU Summer Guitar Camp from June 28th to July 2nd.

To reserve advanced tickets, call (931) 221-7876, or tickets may be purchased at the door. Gold Tickets purchases must be reserved in advance.

$50.00 Gold Ticket (includes reception with the artists after the show)
$15.00 General Admission
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APSU Summer Guitar Workshop to Feature Renowned Classical and Fingerstyle Guitarists

 

Austin Peay State University LogoAustin Peay State University will host a five-day Guitar Workshop from June 28-July 2, directed by APSU professor of music Dr. Stanley Yates.

The workshop will feature an outstanding artist-faculty roster that includes Stephen Aron (guitar professor, Oberlin Conservatory of Music and University of Akron), Mir Ali (virtuoso classical guitarist), Roger Hudson (APSU adjunct guitar faculty and Fingerstyle Magazine columnist) and the Huston-Todd Duo, along with virtuoso fingerstyle guitarists Richard Smith and Tim Thompson – both former national fingerstyle champions.

The intensive five-day workshop is open to classical and fingerstyle guitarists of all ages and playing levels and will include daily technique sessions, ensemble (group) rehearsals, masterclasses, lectures and evening concerts. «Read the rest of this article»

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