Published: Wed Apr 8, 2009The Alexander Technique is a method used by musicians, athletes, and presenters to improve their physical performance and decrease their anxiety. John Henes, a musician, performer, and master teacher who has been certified in the Alexander Technique, will be presenting the workshops that are set to take place on Monday and Tuesday, April 13 and 14. There will be an open lecture entitled “Demonstration of Alexander Technique and Its Applications” on Monday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Derryberry Hall Auditorium. On Tuesday, April 14, there will be a class for music majors and other university students entitled “The Alexander Technique applied to improving playing skills and reducing performance anxiety levels” at 11 a.m. in Wattenbarger Auditorium. The master class for brass instrument performers will also take place on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Wattenbarger Auditorium. For more information visit http://www.johnhenes.com.
Center Stage Events
Windows on the World (WOW) will take place on Saturday, April 17, and Sunday, April 18 in the Roaden University Center. For more information visit www.tntech.edu/wow.
Patrick Curry will hold a tuba recital on Monday, April 13, at 7 p.m.
Tracy Luna will hold a tuba recital on Monday, April 13, at 8:30 p.m.
The Jazz Ensemble will hold a concert on Tuesday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m.
There will be a Horn Choir Concert on Wednesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m.
There will be a Spring Trumpet Festival on Wednesday, April 15, at 9 p.m.
The Symphony Band and Concert Band will hold a concert on Friday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m.
Leigh Sooter will hold a cello concert on Saturday, April 18, at 3 p.m.
Adrienne Tabor will hold a senior recital on Saturday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m.
Joan Derryberry Art Gallery
The BFA Juried Exhibit, featuring various media juried by Craig Nutt, will be on display from Monday, April 13 until May 1.
Appalachian Center for Craft
The Faculty: Brady, Brock, Campbell, Coogan & Pitelka, A Variety of Contemporary Craft Media exhibit, will be on display in Gallery Two until April 14.
The Appalachian Center for Craft is located six miles off Hwy. 56 (Interstate 40, Exit 273) near Smithville. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The Joan Derryberry Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the University Center and is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Backdoor Playhouse is located in Jere Whitson Memorial Building. For more information, call 372-6595. Unless noted otherwise, all concerts are free and take place in the Bryan Fine Arts Building. The concert schedule is subject to change. For more information, call 372-3161.