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The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts presents “The Tamburitzans”

APSUs Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, in cooperation with the Clarksville Community Concert Association, presents The Tamburitzans, the longest running American folk ensemble

The concert begins at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 9, in the music/mass communication building concert hall.
APSU's Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, in cooperation with the Clarksville Community Concert Association, presents “The Tamburitzans,” the longest running American folk ensemble

The concert begins at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 9, in the music/mass communication building concert hall.

The 40-member group is from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pa. The Tamburitzans has performed for more than 65 years. According to group's official Web site, “The Tamburitzans is a unique ensemble of talented young folk artists, dedicated to the performance and preservation of the music, songs and dances of Eastern Europe and neighboring folk cultures. Wherever they perform, their stage becomes a kaleidoscope of sight and sound.”

Tickets are $25 for adults, $12 for students. APSU students with a valid ID can attend for free. For ticket information, telephone the ticket office at (931) 221-7001. The ticket office (located in the lobby of MMC) will open from 3-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Oct. 5, 6 and 7, and an hour before the concert on Sunday, Oct. 9.

“The Tamburitzans,” is the first of six programs featured in the Community Concert Artist Series. Besides the Oct. 9 concert, mark your calendars for the following upcoming concerts:

•Sunday, Nov. 6: Andreas Klein, piano
•Thursday, Jan. 19: The American Spiritual Ensemble
•Tuesday, Feb. 14: The Marian String Quartet
•Thursday, March 16: William Ferguson, tenor
•Saturday, April 8: The 45th Mid-South Jazz Festival: Kenny Barron Quintet

For more information on the Community Concert Artist Series, telephone Dr. Ann Silverberg, professor of music, at (931) 221-7644. Subscriptions are on sale through Oct. 9.
Crissy Laubach-Young