Amanda Taylor wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award at Troy University

Amanda Taylor receives the Vergil Parks McKinley Award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. She was nominated by Dr. Mark Walker (right), Director of Bands.

Amanda Taylor receives the Vergil Parks McKinley Award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. She was nominated by Dr. Mark Walker (right), Director of Bands.

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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TROY Symphony Band concert is Sunday

: Dr. Mark Walker, director of bands at TROY conducts the Symphony Band, which will provide a free concert on Sunday.

: Dr. Mark Walker, director of bands at TROY conducts the Symphony Band, which will provide a free concert on Sunday.

The Troy University Symphony Band will perform a concert Sunday, Nov. 13 in Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy Campus.

Director of Bands Dr. Mark Walker said this fall’s concert, which is free and open to the public, features a variety of music including works by composers Hindemith, Debussy, Arnold, Giroux, and Halvorsen. In addition,…

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‘Sound’ recognizes newest members with medallion ceremony

Members of the Sound of the South marching band with the medallions presented to new members.

Members of the Sound of the South marching band with the medallions presented to new members.

About 135 new members of Troy University’s Sound of the South Marching Band officially became members of the band on Saturday, Sept. 3, when they received their individual uniform medallions from Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins Jr.

The ceremony, held in Claudia Crosby Theater prior to the Trojans’ first home game against Austin Peay, is a…

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