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CSA to offer new semester of classes beginning Aug. 30

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – For 20 years, the Community School of the Arts at Austin Peay State University has provided music, art and dance lessons for children and adults throughout Clarksville, and another semester of classes is set to begin on Aug. 30.

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – For 20 years, the Community School of the Arts at Austin Peay State University has provided music, art and dance lessons for children and adults throughout Clarksville, and another semester of classes is set to begin on Aug. 30.

            The CSA, which serves approximately 350 students of all ages and skill levels, was founded in 1990 with the goal of promoting and increasing awareness of the arts throughout the surrounding area. That goal is achieved by offering the community an array of high-quality classes taught by experienced teachers.

The classes and programs for this semester include:

• Individual, one-on-one, Music Lessons

• Suzuki Violin Lessons for Ages 4 and Older

• Organ Lessons

• Beginning Class Guitar for Adults

• Beginning Class Piano for Ages 5-7

• Continuing Class Piano for Ages 5-7

• Beginning Class Piano for Adults

• Continuing Class Piano for Adults

• Clarksville Youth Chorus for Ages 8-12

• Clarksville Teen Singers for Ages 13-18

• Clarksville Community Chorus for Ages 18 and Older

• High School Flute Choir

• Advanced Percussion Ensemble

• Jazz studies and performance

• Music Theory

• Individual Art Lessons for Ages 7 and Older

• Beginning Pottery for Ages 8-14

• Ceramics for Ages 15 and Older

• Advanced Ceramics for Ages 15 and Older

• Painting with Watercolors for Ages 8-14

• Introduction to Black-and-White Photography in the Darkroom for Ages 15 and Older

• Introduction to Digital Photography for Ages 15 and Older

• Digital Photography for Ages 15 and older

• Hand-bound Books for Ages 15 and Older

• Mixed Media: Collage Elements for Ages 15 and Older

• Journaling with Mixed Media for Ages 15 and Older

• Creative Movement for Children Ages 4 and 5 (dance)

• Imagination, Movement and Play for Ages 10-12

• Beginning Ballet for Ages 6-9

• Beginning Ballet for Ages 10-17

• Adult Beginning Ballet

• Teen Ballet Continuing, for Ages 12 to 18

• Ballet/Tap for Ages 6-8

• Ballet/Tap for Ages 9-11

• Modern Dance for Teens, Ages 12-17

• Modern Dance for Adults

• Introduction to Dance for Adults

• Ballroom and Latin Dance for Adults

• Hip Hop Dance for Children Under 15

• Hip Hop Dance for Adults

Fees vary for the different classes. A complete list of the programs and costs is available online at csa.apsu.edu.  For more information, contact the CSA at 221-7508 or by e-mail at csa@apsu.edu.