Tag Archives: John M. Long School of Music

Vollrath’s opera ‘The Quest’ finds new audience through YouTube

August 27, 2018
By Andy Ellis

An opera written and composed a Troy University music professor in the 1960s and only performed on three consecutive nights in 1966 has now been reprised for a larger audience on YouTube.

Dr. Carl Vollrath wrote the two-act opera, “The Quest,” during his doctoral studies at Florida State University. The opera is based on the…

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TROY alum working with stars at Nashville Songwriters Association International

August 10, 2018
By Greg Phillips

With four months still to go before graduation, Troy University student Leah Hudson found herself working for the biggest not-for-profit songwriting organization in the world.

It was quite a unique situation for a college student, particularly one majoring in anthropology.

Hudson’s unlikely journey began as an undergrad when she developed an interest in the cultural…

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Collaborative spirit bearing fruit in School of Music

August 8, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Faculty in Troy University’s John M. Long School of Music are finding harmony by bringing their musical talents together.

Musicians from a variety of backgrounds, who also happen to be TROY professors, are working together to create and record music that showcases their own skills as well as those of their students.

Dr. Dave Camwell,…

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