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APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts receives grant to bolster efforts with local school teachers

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts recently received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to expand the University’s arts education partnership with the local school system.

Randy Barron, a John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts teaching artist, led workshops last October as part of the CECA-CMCSS Partners in Education program. (APSU)

Randy Barron, a John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts teaching artist, led workshops last October as part of the CECA-CMCSS Partners in Education program. (APSU)

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APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts sponsors arts experiences like trip to Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Anticipation rippled through the Barkers Mill Elementary School third, fourth and fifth graders as they witnessed Fern pondering what to name her piglet.

Some students giggled and leaned toward each other’s ears, whispering. Other students shifted forward in their seats at the Roxy Regional Theatre and whispered – a bit more loudly – at the stage.

APSU CECA sponsors trip to see “Charlotte’s Web” at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

APSU CECA sponsors trip to see “Charlotte’s Web” at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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Superb Music by Melissa Shippen Burrows and Jennifer McGuire

 
Melissa Shippen Burrows

Melissa Shippen Burrows

Television and the Internet have spoiled music lovers to hearing the best voices and instrumentalists in the world, but no electronic event can surpass hearing superb musicians live in concert. Saturday afternoon music lovers were treated to a recital by Clarksville native Melissa Shippen Burrows, soprano, and Jennifer McGuire, pianist, in the beautiful and historic sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church of Clarksville.

Ms. Burrows has an impressive resume. With both Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Julliard School, she has won first prize in the Viotti International Vocal Competition in Munich. She made her debut with Vesselina Kasarova on the 2008 RCA recording Belle Nuit. Later that year she made her Asian debut with the Hong Kong Philharmonic singing Gorecki’s Symphony No. 3 Sorrowful Songs. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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