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Posts tagged as “Music”

Private guitar classes offered this semester, individualized based on student needs

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Students will once again have the opportunity to take private guitar lessons offered by Andrew Williamson this semester, with lessons tailored specifically to their goals and abilities.  Williamson, a coordinator of institutional effectiveness, has been giving private lessons since 2006. These lessons primarily focus on the methods and style of classical guitar. Read More

Annual ISCO Festival brings international flavor to Troy

Georgia Blanchard Chief Copy Editor The International Student Cultural Organization (ISCO) held its annual ISCO Festival Thursday, Nov. 15, featuring food and entertainment from cultures all over the world.  Everyone was invited to attend, and the event was almost completely sold out, with about 300 people attending.  According to Matthew Knopps, a junior accounting major from Read More

TU Symphony Band draws large crowd for West Side Story performance

Georgia Blanchard  Chief Copy Editor  The Troy University Symphony Band saw a bigger crowd than usual for its “West Side Story” concert in Claudia Crosby Theater on Thursday, Nov. 8. The concert featured a selection of pieces from several different composers with a focus on Leonard Bernstein, one of America’s most famous 20th century composers.  The Read More

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: Student reviews true story of one of the ‘most influential’ bands in history

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Review “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the new biopic on the rock band Queen, started playing in theaters  Friday, Nov. 2, and rocked the box office, bringing in $50 million in its opening weekend in North America. As a Queen fan, I was extremely excited to see the movie, and I had been waiting for Read More

Masterworks concert brings crowd to feet

Draven Jackson Staff Writer The masterworks concert showcased the talents of students, graduate assistants and faculty alike in the Claudia Crosby Theater on Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. The recital, featuring the symphony band, kicked off the 2016-2017 season. It consisted of five pieces and an encore, starting with “Fanfare of Full Fathom Five” composed by Read More

Band comes to campus, sings about love

Taylor Boydstun Staff Writer The Juilliard-trained and Nashville-grown Annie Moses Band performed in Claudia Crosby Theater on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The show, titled “The Art of the Love Song,” is based on the simple idea that love songs are not written as well as they used to be. The group draws songs from the “Great American Read More