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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Concert Chorale is headed to Carnegie Hall

Members of the Troy University Concert Chorale. The group has been invited to perform next year at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Members of the Troy University Concert Chorale. The group has been invited to perform next year at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

“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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