Tag Archives: Music Industry

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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Former Letterman trumpeter Al Chez visits TROY

April 10, 2018
By Greg Phillips

It takes a lot to impress a musician who has played alongside Stevie Wonder and David Bowie.

But renowned trumpet player, entertainer and bandleader Al Chez walked away from Claudia Crosby Theater last week “blown away” by the talent at Troy University’s MIC Check event at Claudia Crosby Theater.

MIC Check is a music and…

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POPulus puts music industry students in the spotlight

May 1, 2017
By Greg Phillips

Hip-hop, hard rock and country aren’t musical genres typically associated with university bands.

But a group of Troy University students, under the guidance of faculty member Robert Smith, is not only writing and recording within those genres, but performing at area festivals and even releasing albums.

POPulus is TROY’s pop music ensemble, which gives students…

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