College of Arts & Letters News and Events
The Roy Acuff Chair of Excellence, Lorna McGhee, Principal Flute of the Pittsburgh Symphony to Perform and Give Master Class
Tuesday, November 13
9:35-11:00, Concert Hall
“The Art of Teaching” Part I: Self Mentoring
12:45-1:45, Concert Hall
Q and A - “Getting to Know Lorna McGhee”
2:00-3:00, Concert Hall
Participatory Class: “Breathing (the life of the music) and Alexander Technique”
3:00-5:00, Concert Hall
The APSU Department of Art + Design and CECA are Proud to Welcome Sharon Louden.
Sharon M. Louden is an artist, educator, advocate for artists, editor of the Living and Sustaining a Creative Life series of books and the Artistic Director of the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution. https://www.sharonlouden.com/
The Department of Theatre and Dance Present "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown"
November 15th - 18th, Trahern Theatre
Thurs / Fri / Sat 7:30 PM
Sat / Sun 2:00 PM
$15 General Admission, $10 Student/Military/Senior
Box Office (931)221-7379
Bread and Words - 24th Annual Reading and Dinner
Monday, November 19th
Dinner at 6 PM / Readings to follow
Morgan University Center Ballroom
$5 suggested donation.
All proceeds go to Austin Peay’s Food Bank.
APSU music professor, Spencer Prewitt performs at Carnegie Hall and throughout China
Dr. Spencer Prewitt, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of music, recently finished a whirlwind tour of China as well as an impressive performance at the famous Carnegie Hall in New York City. Read all about it in the Clarksville Online article written by APSU Associate Professor of Dance, Marcus Hayes. www.clarksvilleonline.com
Installation artist Valery Jung Estabrook presents “Three American Bodies” and gives a public lecture on Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.
Estabrook is a multidisciplinary installation artist whose works explore the intersections of culture, identity and technology. She seeks to push the boundaries of how we interact with and perceive time-based artwork by using unexpected approaches and materials.
Assistant Professor Talon Beeson nominated for Best Podcast Award
Talon Beeson, APSU assistant professor of acting/directing, is a cast member on the radio drama/podcast "Suspense!," which was recently nominated for the Best Podcast Award by the Society of Voice Arts and Sciences (SOVAS). The award ceremony will take place in November at the Warner Bros. Studio in Los Angeles. Beeson was previously nominated for a SOVAS Award last year for his performance in the audio book "Wonder."
Theta-Delta Chapter of history honor society Phi Alpha Theta wins Best Chapter award for 10th year in a row
Congratulations to those who made it possible and special congratulations to Dr. Uffelman and Dr. Banerjee as well as previous president Jenny Brown for their immense contributions to the organization.
Professor David Steinquest from the Department of Music is the Recipient of the Prestigious Richard M. Hawkins Award.
The University’s Richard M. Hawkins Award, presented each year to a faculty member
who has demonstrated exceptional scholarly and creative activity, was presented to
David Steinquest, professor of music. Steinquest is the recipient of four Grammy Awards
for his participation with the Nashville Symphony. He’s had an extensive performance
career in an incredibly diverse array of performing ensembles, including symphony
orchestras, percussion ensembles, concert bands, country bands and jazz ensembles.
He’s published more than 50 arrangements of percussion music, and he is a regular
clinician at professional music and percussion conferences.