Austin Peay State University and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts are proud to host
APSU Honor Orchestra Festival Oct. 18-20, 2012
Orchestra Clinician David Eccles VanderCook College of Music Chicago, Ill.
Featured Concert Oct. 19, 2012 Brentano String Quartet Mark Steinberg, Serena Canin, violins; Misha Amory, viola; Nina Lee, cello Princeton University
The Honor Orchestra Festival is designed for high school student string players grades 9-12 upon recommendation of the orchestra director or private teacher.
To apply, students must submit a completed application and teachers must complete the teacher recommendation form. Applications must be received no later than Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, for consideration. Applications and recommendations may be submitted using the online forms or by using the downloadable PDF forms, both of which can be accessed on the Application page.
The clinic fee for each Honor Orchestra student selected is $25, which includes lunch and dinner on Friday in the APSU food court and one student ticket to the Brentano String Quartet Friday evening. This fee is due at registration on Oct. 18.
Students selected to participate will arrive on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 18 for the seating audition and evening rehearsal. See the Schedule page for more details about the festival events and Concert Dress.
Sectionals and clinics will be led by APSU faculty:
Out-of-town students must be accompanied by the orchestra director, private teacher, or a designated parent chaperone. Chaperones must remain on the APSU campus or have a cell phone number to be reached for emergencies while students participate in the festival. Students, orchestra directors or teachers, and parent chaperones will need to make arrangements for housing in the Clarksville area hotels. Local residents may opt to stay at home. Click for additional information about Hotels and Meals as well as Directions.
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