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2012 Honor Orchestra Festival

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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

David Eccles, Clinician    
                                                            Brentano String Quartet
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.

StudentsApply online today!

Teachers: Complete your teacher recommendations online!

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:

Emily Hanna Crane         Eli Lara         Gregory Wolynec
Dr. Emily Hanna Crane
violin and viola
Dr. Eli Lara
cello and bass
Dr. Gregory Wolynec
Orchestra Director

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.

For more information, please contact

Dr. Emily Hanna Crane, Director 
Phone: 931-221-6262