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APSU's Yates to Give Guitar Recital Oct. 5

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Austin Peay State University guitar professor Dr. Stanley Yates will perform a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 5, in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

His program will include rarely heard guitar works from 19th century Paris and Vienna by Anton Diabelli, Johann Kaspar Mertz, Fernando Sor and Napoleon Coste.

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Austin Peay State University guitar professor Dr. Stanley Yates will perform a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 5, in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

His program will include rarely heard guitar works from 19th century Paris and Vienna by Anton Diabelli, Johann Kaspar Mertz, Fernando Sor and Napoleon Coste.

Yates’ performances have taken him throughout Europe and the United States. He has been described as "one of an elite breed of guitarists" (Classical Guitar Magazine), "one of the premier exponents of 20th-century music for the classical guitar" (The Rosette, Los Angeles), "transcendent" (Fort Worth Star Telegram), “compelling and technically flawless” (American Record Guide) and “one of the most accomplished pedagogues of our era” (Soundboard Magazine).

Most recently, he has completed a recording of 19th century works for guitar and orchestra, and he is featured in the new book, “Instrumental Influences: Reflections on the Classical Guitar by the World's Outstanding Classical Guitar Performers.”

For more information about the concert please call the APSU Department of Music at 221-7351. For more information about Yates please visit www.StanleyYates.com.