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APSU GuitarFest begins February 11th

 

GuitarFest features Grammy Award-winning Jason Vieaux in concert

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This February, Austin Peay State University and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will present the annual APSU GuitarFest, featuring guest artist concerts, lectures and workshops.

This year’s festival will feature performances by 2015 Grammy Awards winner, Jason Vieaux, as well as the AronBerkner Duo of guitarist Stephen Aron and flutist Jane Berkner. The festival will conclude with a recital by current Austin Peay students from the University’s guitar program.

APSU Professor of Music Stanley Yates playing at GuitarFest.

APSU Professor of Music Stanley Yates playing at GuitarFest.

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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 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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APSU Hosts Annual Guitar Festival

 

Austin Peay State University and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts present their annual guitar festival featuring guest artist concerts and master classes.

The concerts take place at 7.30 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 8-9 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall and are free and open to the public.

The first concert will feature APSU adjunct guitar professor Roger Hudson and guest artist Stephen Aron in a performance of original compositions for the guitar. Tuesday’s concert will feature guest artist Lily Afshar. «Read the rest of this article»

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