Student discusses benefits of physical art and music in the age of instant streaming

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer While most people can agree that art and music can be timeless, an important conversation for music and art lovers centers around what form is the best for consuming them.  Nowadays music is mainly consumed digitally through apps such as Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, etc., which allows the content to remain popular, Read More

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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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Addicted to Lizzo’s ‘Juice’: Student discusses Lizzo’s hit ‘Truth Hurts’ and how her music inspires today’s women

(PHOTO/ digboston via Flickr) Lizzo’s 2017 single “Truth Hurts” has climbed its way to the top spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 two years after its release.  Draven Jackson Arts and Living Editor “I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100%” in love with Lizzo.  Now that Lizzo’s song “Truth Hurts” has climbed its way Read More

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Guitar class sets beginners on their way to success with individualized lessons

(CONTRIBUTED/ Andrew Williamson) Sophie Lyle, a previous Troy student from Signal Mountain, Tennessee and Andrew Williamson, the coordinator of the Troy University Institutional Effectiveness Committee and instructor of the guitar class, worked together last year to create an individualized lesson plan specialized for Lyle’s needs.  Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Troy University students looking to learn to Read More

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