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TROY alum working with stars at Nashville Songwriters Association International

Leah Hudson, who graduated with a degree in anthropology and a minor in music industry, now works with a renowned songwriting organization.

Leah Hudson, who graduated with a degree in anthropology and a minor in music industry, now works with a renowned songwriting organization.

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

TROY professors Dr. Dave Camwell (left), Dr. Heather Small and Dr. Mark Walker collaborated earlier this year on a concerto.

TROY professors Dr. Dave Camwell (left), Dr. Heather Small and Dr. Mark Walker collaborated earlier this year on a concerto.

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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Mary Lynn Long remembers early days of TROY’s Sound of the South

Mary Lynn Long is known by many as the mother of Troy University's band program. The rotunda in Long Hall was named in her honor last fall.

Mary Lynn Long is known by many as the mother of Troy University's band program. The rotunda in Long Hall was named in her honor last fall.

Mary Lynn Long flashes a proud smile when she describes her family.

“We have always been a band family,” she said.

Two buildings and one street on the Troy Campus bear the name of Long’s husband, TROY’s Director of Bands Emeritus Dr. John M. Long, who is responsible for adopting the Sound of the South…

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Troy University to host 45th annual Southeastern United States Honor Band, Clinic Feb. 1-3

High school band students, primarily from Alabama, Florida and Georgia, will take part in the SEUS Honor Band and Clinic Feb. 1-3.

High school band students, primarily from Alabama, Florida and Georgia, will take part in the SEUS Honor Band and Clinic Feb. 1-3.

More than 500 high school band students are expected to visit Troy University on Feb. 1-3 for the 45th annual Southeastern United States (SEUS) Clinic and Honor Band.

Participants, who predominantly come from schools in Alabama, Georgia and Florida, will receive instruction from internationally recognized clinicians, enjoy concerts from Troy University ensembles and guest bands,…

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