Troy University’s Dr. Dave Camwell is gaining social media attention for his concert collaborations with musicians from around the world.
Camwell serves as the Director of Jazz Studies and Associate Professor of Music at the university. He began teaching at TROY in 2017.
Camwell’s collaborations are a result of COVID-19’s effect on the music industry.
The John M. Long School of Music hosted the 48th Annual Southeastern United States Honor Band and Clinic (SEUS) on Feb. 5, including about 400 high school students in the day-long virtual event.
The day consisted of honor band rehearsals as well as video contributions from multiple guest performers for the students to watch and learn from at…
Troy University’s choral ensembles are finding unique ways to showcase and hone their talents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Diane Orlofsky, Director of Choirs and Conductor of Concert Chorale, and Scott Sexton, Conductor for Frequency and Collegiate Singers, knew the pandemic would pose challenges for students this semester.
“We read the handwriting on the wall…
At the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, the audience is taken back to the desperate cries of the ship’s passengers as the ensemble performs “My Heart Will Go On,” while a pianist tells the story of the tragic night, captivates the crowd with a ragtime tune and finishes with the hymn “Nearer, My…