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APSU Community School of the Arts announces Spring 2006 courses

Austin Peay State Universitys Community School of the Arts offers life-enriching courses for all ages.

For more information on any of these courses, telephone (931) 221-7508 or e-mail wolynece@apsu.edu. Registration is now until classes are filled. Classes will begin Tuesday, Jan. 17, unless otherwise noted.

Music Austin Peay State University's Community School of the Arts offers life-enriching courses for all ages.

For more information on any of these courses, telephone (931) 221-7508 or e-mail wolynece@apsu.edu. Registration is now until classes are filled. Classes will begin Tuesday, Jan. 17, unless otherwise noted.

Music
• Individual Music Instruction — One-on-one instruction on bass, bassoon, cello, clarinet, flute, guitar, horn, oboe, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, viola, violin or voice. Lessons are 30 minutes each week. There are 14 lessons per semester with an end-of-semester concert recital. The fee is $280/semester.
• Suzuki Group Class — For all violin students, a group-playing experience with other students at the same level. Intended as a supplement to lessons. Classes will meet for one hour every two weeks. Day/time to be announced. The fee is $30/semester.
• Music Theory for High School Students Part 2 — Designed for students who already study an instrument or voice. Classes will be held 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursdays beginning Jan. 19. Joan McIntosh will be the instructor. The fee is $60/semester.
• Class Piano 1 and 2 for Adults — A complete hands-on experience for the adult beginner only. No prior music training necessary. Class Piano 1 will be held 7-8 p.m., Mondays, Jan. 23-Feb. 27. The cost is $60 including materials. Class Piano 2 will be held 7-8 p.m., Mondays, March13-April 24. The fee is $40 and uses materials from Class Piano 1. Receive a 10 percent discount by registering for the complete 12-week course.
• Clarksville Youth Chorus — Ages 8-12 — An open house followed by auditions for new students will take place at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21 in room 147 of the Music/Mass Communication Building. Regular rehearsals will be 6-7:15 p.m., Mondays, beginning Jan. 23. The cost is $70/semester.
• Clarksville Teen Singers — Ages 13-18 — An open house followed by auditions will take place at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21 in room 147 of the Music/Mass Communication Building. Regular rehearsals will be held 7-8:15 p.m., Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 24. The fee is $70/semester.
• Clarksville Community Chorus — Ages 18 and up — For adults who enjoy choral singing. Music from various historical eras and styles will be performed. An open house followed by auditions will take place at 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21 in room 147 of the Music/Mass Communication Building. Regular rehearsals are scheduled for 7:30-9 p.m., Mondays, beginning Jan. 23. The cost is $75/semester.
• Piccolo Strings — For students in the first through third year. Gives students the opportunity to learn how to play in an orchestral setting. Class involves public performances and an end-of-semester concert. An open house will take place at 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21. There will be a $60 fee per semester.
• Clarksville Youth Orchestra — All string, wind and percussion players 18 years old and under are invited to audition. Auditions will be held Tuesday, Jan. 10. Please call to schedule. Regular rehearsals are 6-8 p.m., Mondays, beginning Jan. 23 in room 152 of the Music/Mass Communication Building. Financial aid and scholarships available. Cost is $100/semester.
• Middle School and High School Flute Choirs — Grades 7-8 and Grades 9-12. Students must have two years of playing experience. Provides students an opportunity to develop musicianship and performance skills in a small ensemble setting. Performances include recitals, community events and a concert with APSU Flute Choir. There will be a $60 fee per semester.
• Saxophone Ensemble — Grades 7-12 — This ensemble will explore a variety of saxophone repertoire, learn playing skills and develop musicianship and performance skills. For saxophonists with two or more years of playing experience. Danny Jackson will be the instructor. The cost is $60/semester.

Visual Arts
• Individual Art Lessons — One-on-one instruction beginning with drawing and progressing to other areas. Instruction is tailored to the student's own interests. There are 14 lessons per semester, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 17. The fee for each semester is $280.
• Introduction to Photography — This eight-week course will cover the basics including composition, developing and darkroom techniques. For ages 15 and up. The cost for the course is $135, materials not included.
• Advanced Alternative Photography Processes — Explores the latest techniques of photographic developing. Darkroom experience necessary. For ages 15 and up. Each term will focus on one particular darkroom technique. The class will meet 6-8 p.m., Mondays, March 13-May 1 in the Trahern Building. Instructor will be Beverly Parker. There will be a $135 fee plus a $20 lab fee.
• Beginning Ceramics — An introductory look into the versatility of clay as a medium for art and functional pottery. The class will highlight different hand-building techniques and explore the use of a potter's wheel. Glazing and firing processes also will be introduced. For ages 15 and up. Classes will begin March 13. The cost is $135.

Kindermusik
• Kindermusik Our Time: Age 1.5-3 — Encourages children to become involved in the world of music. Children will build confidence, self-control and communication skills. Please call for class days and times. There will be a $185 fee.
• Kindermusik Imagine That! Age 3-4 — Encourages socialization, sharing and participation in group activities. Singing will help enhance the preschooler's vocal development as the expressive language begins to develop. Call for class days and times. The cost is $185.
• Kindermusik Family Time — Learn how music brings the family together by sharing, taking turns and laughing together. For ages 6 months to 5 years. Please call for days and times. The fee is $265, which is based on two children. — Chrissy Laubach-Young