Upcoming concert to showcase “major growth” of campus band and student conductors

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Troy University’s campus concert band is set to put on its fall concert on Monday, Nov. 18.  The concert will feature a wide variety of band selections from the 1900’s through recent years and will be directed by graduate assistants within the School of Music.  Jordan Guy, an administrative graduate assistant from Read More

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Troy’s percussion ensemble to hold concert in preparation for upcoming international convention

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer The Troy University Percussion Ensemble has been invited to perform at the New Music Literature Showcase Concert for the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Nov. 13-16. To help prepare, the ensemble will host a preview concert in Troy on Sunday, Nov. 10. According to Adam Blackstock, a 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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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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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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