Tag Archives: Band

Alumni chapters support the Sound of the South in trumpet purchase

September 14, 2019
By Clif Lusk

When TROY alumni get the word their response can be overwhelming, just ask Dr. Mark Walker, director of bands.

“Scott Erb asked me to speak to the Birmingham alumni chapter, and in that one night, they filled a need we had in the band. It was incredibly humbling to see their generosity,” he said.

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Newest SOTS members earn their medallions in pre-game ceremony

August 31, 2019
By Clif Lusk

For 131 new Troy University students, Saturday marks more than just the opening of their first collegiate football season. 

Saturday will also be the day they officially become members of the Sound of the South Marching Band – SOTS, “the Best Band in the Land.”

SOTS members wear a special medallion on their uniforms, and…

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TROY senior performing at Disneyland with All-American College Band

July 18, 2019
By Greg Phillips

A Troy University student is doing his part to make Disneyland the happiest place on Earth.

Landon Grigsby, a music education major, is one of 21 college students performing this summer in the Disneyland Resort All-American College Band.

The band, a tradition at the park since 1971, gives top college musicians from all around the…

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