Behind the scenes of Troy’s newest show ‘Mamma Mia!’

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Biwaksha Shrestha Staff Writer With the approach of Troy’s newest musical theater production, “Mam­ma Mia!,” looming just over the horizon, it’s important not only to recognize the work that goes on onstage, but behind the scenes as well.  To an audience member, watching a production means you see only what has been Read More

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Women’s history month celebrated with concert by female faculty members

Abhigya Ghimire Staff Writer The month of March is celebrated as Women’s History Month all around the world, and to participate in the festivities, the female faculty of the music department were featured in a concert last Friday night.  Upon learning of the month’s importance, Rachel Nozny, an adjunct music instructor, wanted to spread awareness of Read More

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Student discusses separation of art and artist, the role of the media in art

Olivia Nobles Staff Writer In a world where fame is king, and celebrities are icons, it’s important for the rest of society to recognize the divide between artist and art.  Pop culture icons have always been regarded as the members of society whose opinions somehow carry more weight than the rest of us; however, as individuals, Read More

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Jazz concert excites tonight

Abhigya Ghimire Staff Writer While most of the students have been busy with the mid-semester academic rush, the Troy band jazz ensembles, I and II, have been working hard and practicing for the upcoming concert.  “Jazz ensemble is usually an ensemble of about 18 to 20 musicians that consists typically of about five saxophones, five trumpets, Read More

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The internet killed the video star: one student’s thoughts on modern music

Matt Firpo Contributor “The times they are a changin’” – though he may not have known it then, Bob Dylan predicted the future of music with these lyrics.  The internet has greatly changed music as a culture and redefined artists again and again in the past 20 years.  A pop star is now just a tweet Read More

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