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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Symphony band to play classic “masterworks” during fall concert

(PHOTO/ Zenith Shrestha) Aaron Ward, a senior music education major from Geneva, will perform alongside other band members in the symphony band during their “Masterworks” concert.  Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Troy University’s symphony band is in full swing, with its first concert of the semester taking place on Sunday, Sept. 22.  The concert, titled “Masterworks,” focuses 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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Band to host first Flute Day

Olivia Nobles Staff Writer Troy University’s John M. Long School of Music will host the first ever Troy Flute Day on Saturday, Feb. 16.  The complete schedule of events can be found online, as well as free copies of music for those who wish to participate in the Festival Flute Choir Rehearsal and Performance.  Dr. Heather Read More

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