College of Arts & Letters News and Events
Amy Sherald, Michelle Obama portrait artist, to speak at Austin Peay
Amy Sherald unveiled her Smithsonian-commissioned portrait of Michelle Obama in February. She speaks at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 in Austin Peay's University Center Ballroom. Anyone can attend the free event.
Principal with LA Philharmonic to visit APSU as Acuff Chair for Clarinet Day
The day will consist of master classes, recitals, breakout sessions from regional clarinet professors and teachers, vendors with mouthpieces, reeds, music and instruments to try and a clarinet choir for all participants.
Professor Virginia Griswold's solo exhibition "Building Bodies" is currently on view at the Appalachian Center for Craft
APSU theater, dance students secure record number of internships
For the past three months, 18 students from the APSU Department of Theatre and Dance have been busy gaining valuable work experience through a variety of internships and summer study opportunities across the country.
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.