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Music professor to conduct classical guitar workshop

APSU Professor of Music and world-renowned classical guitarist Dr. Stanley Yates will conduct a workshop on classical guitar.

The workshop takes place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25 at Marys Music Store in Clarksville.

The event is open to the public; however, there is a $20 fee to attend. APSU students can receive a $5 discount if they present a student I.D.

Marys Music Store is located at 305 N. Riverside Drive, Clarksville. APSU Professor of Music and world-renowned classical guitarist Dr. Stanley Yates will conduct a workshop on classical guitar.

The workshop takes place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25 at Mary's Music Store in Clarksville.

The event is open to the public; however, there is a $20 fee to attend. APSU students can receive a $5 discount if they present a student I.D.

Mary's Music Store is located at 305 N. Riverside Drive, Clarksville.
The workshop includes demonstrations in classical guitar techniques, ways to incorporate classical guitar into other styles of music, a question-and-answer segment and light refreshments.

A native of Liverpool, England, Yates was playing gigs in clubs when he was 15 years old. He has won several awards and competitions and makes regular contributions to the field of classical guitar.

During the 2007-08 season, Yates presented a solo guitar performance at the Foisor Royal Palace, Romania. He performed at the International Guitar Festival of Great Britain, produced a number of concert and instructional DVDs and worked on a rewrite of the best-selling “Modern Guitar Method” for Mel Bay Publications.

For more information, contact Mary's Music Store (931) 552-1240. -- Barry Williams