Tag Archives: John M. Long School of Music

Professor releasing new album featuring music faculty

October 9, 2019
By Victoria Cirilli

Dr. Dave Camwell, an associate professor of music, will soon be releasing a new album, “Second Wind,” a collaborative effort by multiple professors in the John M. Long School of Music.

The Troy University grant-sponsored album, which began work in Fall 2017, features the talents of Dr. Heather Small, Dr. Hui-Ting Yang, Dr. Mark…

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Amanda Taylor wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award at Troy University

September 17, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Amanda Taylor, departmental secretary for the band program, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Taylor, who has been a member of the TROY staff since 2012, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during a ceremony on Tuesday at the Troy Campus. She was nominated by Dr. Mark Walker, Director of…

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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.

The…

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