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Welcome to the Department of Music


Now accepting applications for the Watauga Arts Academy - June 8-21, 2014

The Watauga Arts Academy is a new summer arts camp hosted by Austin Peay State University in cooperatin with the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts. The two-week residential summer program is for students who have completed grades 9-12 with offerings in four program areas: Art, Dance, Music, and Theatre.

Early application deadline: March 24. Standard application deadline: April 14. Visit the Watauga Arts Academy website for more information about the camp, audition information, and online application.

Student Woodwind Groups Perform in the Dorms!

On Wednesday, April 16 at 7:30PM, the APSU Woodwind Chamber Ensembles will present a concert in the Lobby of Governors Terrace North. It is free for student to enjoy without leaving the comfort of their dorm. The concert will be embellished with introductions to the woodwind instruments. Sponsored by the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts. For more information, see the full announcement.

The Austin Peay State University Department of Music is an active and highly visible component of the Clarksville Community. Composed of approximately 180 music majors and 32 full-time and adjunct faculty, the Department of Music is the largest producer of cultural events in the Clarksville area.

Housed in a state-of-the-art facility completed in 1990, students in the department practice, rehearse, and attend classes in a comfortable environment that is conducive to their creative and intellectual development. Performances take place in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall, a 600 seat concert theatre that is regarded as one of the finest acoustical environments in the Southeast. Recent technology upgrades have included a 25 seat computer lab, "smart" classrooms, a completely digitized listening lab, and a video production facility.

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