Fanfare: Troy student shares his story and his love of music

Rojan Maharjan photo Ricky Treloar marching with the Sound of the South. Treloar was assisted in the pregame by Hunter Miller, and in halftime by Jason Albert. Luke Brantley Variety Editor Ricky Treloar’s love of music began in the 6th grade. “I’ve always loved music, so I continued that love of being able to play all Read More

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New SOTS halftime show to debut during the first football game of the season

(PHOTO/ Zenith Shrestha) The band has spent weeks preparing three different shows for this year’s football season. Andrea Hammack Staff Writer The Sound of the South (SOTS) is marching into the Vet this season with three separate shows at the ready.  “We are doing three shows this year,” said Mark Walker, director of bands. “For the Read More

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Finding the beat and lasting friends: The Sound of the South makes music, memories

Chris Wallace photo Will Oliver, a multimedia journalism major from Wetumpka, Alabama, who was a junior in the spring, leads a line of snares in the Sound of the South. Chris Wallace Troy University’s marching band invites students to join it with its motto: “There’s always a place for you in the Sound of the South.” Read More

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New Sound of the South halftime show to premiere Sept. 1

Andrea Hammack Contributor With only a few weeks left until the first football game, Troy’s Sound of the South (SOTS) prepares to unveil its new band show.    For some members of the band, this is their first year marching for SOTS. Kaitlyn Munger, a freshman English language arts education major from Vestavia, said she still Read More

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SOTS opens doors for regional talent, hosts Band Day

Draven Jackson Staff Writer Middle school and high school bands from all over the South joined Troy’s world-renowned “Sound of the South” on the field during the halftime break of Saturday’s football game. Band Day, an annual tradition since 1998, is a day where band members from regional middle schools and high schools can visit the Read More

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