Confucius Institute trip inspired new album from TROY professor

TROY music professor Dr. Carl Vollrath poses with a piano. (TROY photo/Mark Moseley)

TROY music professor Dr. Carl Vollrath poses with a piano. (TROY photo/Mark Moseley)

A trip to China made such an impact on Dr. Carl Vollrath that he wrote an entire album based on his experiences.

That album, “Warrior Monks,” was released recently and features two clarinet concerti and a trumpet concerto inspired by Vollrath’s trip with the Troy University Confucius Institute to China a few years ago.

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TROY leaders talk future of Confucius Institute during China visit

Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., speaks during a meeting at Hanban, the global headquarters for the worldwide Confucius Institutes.

Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., speaks during a meeting at Hanban, the global headquarters for the worldwide Confucius Institutes.

The leadership board for Troy University’s Confucius Institute recently held a history-making meeting at Hanban, the global headquarters for all Confucius Institutes located in Beijing.

The meeting marks the first time one of the more than 500 Confucius Institutes have been allowed to hold a board meeting at Hanban.

“Having the opportunity to hold our…

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TROY conducts 14th commencement exercises in China

Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., meets with 1-2-1 Program students in his office.

Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., meets with 1-2-1 Program students in his office.

Troy University will recognize graduates in China this month during commencement exercises at Dalian Jiaotong University in the Liaodong Province.

Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., will present degrees to about a dozen students who participated in the 1-2-1 Program, which began at TROY 17 years ago, and has grown into a national model exchange program…

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Confucius Institute holds appreciation luncheon in Dothan

The Confucius Institute at Troy University held an appreciation luncheon for faculty and students at the Dothan Campus.

The Confucius Institute at Troy University held an appreciation luncheon for faculty and students at the Dothan Campus.

The Confucius Institute at Troy University held an appreciation luncheon Monday at the Dothan Campus for faculty, staff and students.

Dothan Campus Vice Chancellor Dr. Don Jeffrey provided opening remarks, after which those in attendance enjoyed catered Chinese food.

Established in 2007, the Confucius Institute at Troy University is a public institution affiliated with the…

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