Tag Archives: School of Music

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

February 28, 2018
By Andy Ellis

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

January 26, 2018
By Andy Ellis

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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Concert Chorale is headed to Carnegie Hall

June 21, 2017
By Clif Lusk

“Get us to Carnegie Hall” was the mandate Dr. Diane Orlofsky heard from Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins Jr. when the new John Maloy Long Hall was dedicated three years ago.

“The Chancellor laid his hand on my shoulder and said, ‘we’ve built this space–now get us to Carnegie Hall,’” she recalls.

That’s exactly…

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