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Community School of the Arts announces fall sessions

The Community School of Arts at Austin Peay State University announces classes for Fall 2007.

Most classes are under way. However, enrollment is ongoing, and new students may continue to enroll.

For more information about any of the classes or to register, contact JoAnn McIntosh, coordinator of the Community School of the Arts, by telephone at (931) 221-7508 or by e-mail at csa@apsu.edu.

Music The Community School of Arts at Austin Peay State University announces classes for Fall 2007.

Most classes are under way. However, enrollment is ongoing, and new students may continue to enroll.

For more information about any of the classes or to register, contact JoAnn McIntosh, coordinator of the Community School of the Arts, by telephone at (931) 221-7508 or by e-mail at csa@apsu.edu.

Music
Individual Music Instruction — Students receive one-on-one instruction for 30 minutes each week. Lessons available on bass, bassoon, cello, clarinet, flute, guitar, horn, oboe, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, violin or voice. Lessons take place weekday afternoons and evenings in the Music/Mass Communication Building. There are 14 lessons per semester and an end-of-semester recital. The age levels are 4 and older for Suzuki violin method, 7 and older for guitar, piano and other instruments and 13 and older for voice lessons. Adults are welcome as beginners or continuing students in all areas. Fee: $280/semester
Music Theory Part 1 — JoAnn McIntosh, instructor. Designed for high school students and adults who already study an instrument or voice. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Thursdays beginning Aug. 30, Music/Mass Communication Building, Room 235. Fee: $60/semester.
Class Piano for Adults — A complete hands-on experience for the adult beginner only. Learn to play the piano and read music in a relaxed, enjoyable group setting. No prior music training necessary. 14 weeks, 7-8 p.m., Mondays, beginning Aug. 27. Fee: $140, materials included.
Clarksville Youth Chorus — Ages 8-12. Lisa Conklin-Bishop, director. Any child, age 8-12, is encouraged to participate. All interested students, new and returning, should attend the informational meeting with a parent/guardian at 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 27. Regular rehearsals are from 6-7:15 p.m. Mondays, beginning Sept. 10 in the Music/Mass Communication Building, Room 147. Fee: $70/semester.
Clarksville Teen Singers — Ages 13-18. Jared Wilson, director. This is a unique and challenging singing experience for high school students. All interested students, new and returning, should attend the informational meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 28. Auditions for new students will be held immediately following the meeting. Regular rehearsals are from 7-8:15 p.m., Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 4 in the Music/Mass Communication Building, Room 147. Fee: $70/semester.
Clarksville Community Chorus — Ages 18 and older. Valerie Oyen-Larsen, director. Enjoy an enriching semester of rehearsing and performing music of various historical eras and styles with other adults who enjoy choral singing. Serious and lighter music, as well as seasonal selections, will be prepared for community and formal performances. Please call to schedule an audition. Returning members need not re-audition. Regular rehearsals are from 7:30-9 p.m., Thursdays, beginning Aug. 30 in the Music/Mass Communication Building, Room 147. Fee: $75/semester.
Piccolo Strings — For young string players. An opportunity for young violin, viola, cello and bass students to experience the enjoyment and benefits of ensemble playing. Through rehearsals and performances, students will learn how to play in an orchestra setting. This will be a fun yet essential experience for students to prepare for the Youth Orchestra. Participation in the group is allowed based on teacher's recommendation. The group will give an end-of-semester concert as well as other public performances. Regular rehearsals are from 6-7 p.m., Mondays, starting Sept. 10, Music/Mass Communication Building, Room 237. Fee: $60/semester.
Clarksville Youth Orchestra — For middle- and high-school string, wind and percussion students, by audition only. Auditions will be held at 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 27 in the Music/Mass Communication Building, Room 152. Regular rehearsals are from 6-8 p.m., Mondays, beginning Sept. 10. Fee: $100/semester (strings), $70/semester (winds/percussion).
Middle School and High School Flute Choirs — JoAnn McIntosh, director. Grades 7-8 and grades 9-12. This is a unique opportunity for flute students to develop musicianship and performance skills in a small ensemble setting. Students have the chance to perform in recitals, community events or in concert with the APSU Flute Choir. Middle School Flute Choir will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesdays, beginning Aug. 28 and the High School Flute Choir from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, beginning Aug. 28, all in the Music/Mass Communication Building, Room 235. Fee: $60/semester.
Saxophone Ensemble — For saxophonists with two or more years of playing experience, this performing ensemble will explore a variety of saxophone ensemble repertoire, learn ensemble-playing skills and develop musicianship and performance skills. Day/time TBA. Fee: $60/semester.

Visual arts
Individual Art Lessons — Ages 7 and older. One-on-one instruction beginning with drawing and progressing to other areas, tailored to the student's own interests. Lessons take place weekday afternoons in the Trahern Building. 14 lessons per semester, beginning Aug. 27. Fee: $280/semester.
Ceramics 1 — Ages 15 and older. Melody Shipley, instructor. Ceramics is a beginner's course that covers the introduction to both hand-built vessels and the beginning use of the potter's wheel. Students begin with hand building which affords familiarity with the material and techniques, then move to wheel throwing. Eight weeks, 6-8 p.m., Mondays, beginning Sept. 10, Trahern Building. Fee: $135 plus $25 materials fee.

Kindermusik
Classes are taught by Marcina Clark, licensed Kindermusik educator. Classes begin Aug. 28. Sibling discounts are available.
Kindermusik Village — Ages 6-18 months. Village provides a delightful environment unlike any other. Through a unique blend of multilevel activities that includes creative movement, vocal play, object and instrument exploration and a colorful literature component, your baby's growth and development are stimulated and all of his senses engaged. The class meets at 9 a.m., Tuesday or Wednesday in the Music/Mass Communication Building, Room 229. Fee: $170/semester.
Kindermusik Our Time — Age 18 months-3 years. Our Time encourages your child to uncover an engaging musical world while building confidence, self-control and communication skills. Singing, imitating sounds, rhyming and object identification foster language skills. Creative movement to various musical “moods” develop a sense of balance, timing and spatial awareness. Listening and turn-taking encourage blossoming social skills. The class meets at 10 a.m., Tuesday or Wednesday in the Music/Mass Communication Building, Room 229. Fee: $185/semester.
Kindermusik Imagine That! — Age 3-4. Imagine That! is designed for active, energetic, enthusiastic and imaginative 3- and 4-year-olds and encourages socialization, sharing and participating in group activities. Singing becomes a focus for enhancing the preschooler's vocal development as her expressive language is beginning to emerge. Parents are invited to participate in the last 15 minutes of the 45-minute class for sharing time. The class meets at 11 a.m., Tuesday or Wednesday in the Music/Mass Communication Building, Room 229. Fee: $185/semester.