It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

(PHOTO/ Chris Wallace) The “Sounds of the Season” concert will feature a myriad of performances by different groups, such as theater, band, and choir. Pictured above is Troy’s Chorale ensemble, directed by Dr. Diane Orlofsky. Andrea Hammack Staff Writer With the holidays approaching, Troy University’s College of Communication and Fine Arts (CCFA) is getting into the Read More

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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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Student discusses benefits of sharing in a friend’s music and letting shotgun choose the song

Draven Jackson Arts and Living Editor Whether you’re picking up your friend for a night out, or just driving around with the windows down feeling the cool air hit your face, what’s the one thing you almost always do? If it’s turning on your Spotify playlist and cranking up your favorite song, then you’re just like 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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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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