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Austin Peay hosts annual Guitar Fest  this March


CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Austin Peay State University Music Department and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) at Austin Peay present the annual Guitar Fest, March 13-15. 

All three of this year’s guest artists are alumni of APSU’s graduate guitar program: classical guitarist, composer and songwriter Alan Mearns; classical guitarist and arranger Andy Jurik; and fingerstyle guitarist, composer and songwriter Bryce Mullins.    

Alan Mearns’ concert on Monday, March 13, will focus on his virtuosic solo guitar arrangements and original music, including music from his recent Billboard Top Ten CD of Bach transcriptions.  

On Tuesday, March 14, Andy Jurik will present a program of his widely-acclaimed arrangements of popular music, classical music and South American music.   

In the final concert, on Wednesday, March 15, Bryce Mullins will perform selections from his two albums of original fingerstyle guitar music, "First Sip" and "Cask Strength," along with his arrangements of popular classics.   

All concerts will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Mabry Concert Hall located in the Music/Mass Communication building on APSU’s campus. All three concerts are free and open to the public.   

For more information, please contact Dr. Stanley Yates at YatesS@apsu.edu or the APSU Music Department at (931) 221-7818.  

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