‘Cosmic Harmonies’ combines Southern history, music and remembrance

TROY, Ala. (TROJANVISION) — An event that combined music and art finally came to fruition inside TROY’s International Arts Center (IAC).

Friday afternoon, the IAC held its “Cosmic Harmonies” event. The performance was the result of a collaboration among the IAC, the Long School of Music, local artist Fred “Nall” Hollis and late composer Robert…

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POPulus members remember Robert W. Smith’s legacy

TROY, Ala. (TROJANVISION) — Weeks after the death of its founder Robert W. Smith, members of POPulus are working to keep Smith’s memory alive.

Smith was an internationally-renowned educator, composer, conductor, and music publisher. He unexpectedly died on Sep. 21 in Montgomery due to complications following heart surgery.

Today, POPulus members say they hope to…

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Colleagues remember the life of Robert W. Smith

TROY Ala. (TROJANVISION) — Inspiration, mentor, friend. Those are only some of the words used to describe Robert W. Smith.

Smith died after complications from cardiac surgery, leaving behind a legacy of hard work and a love for his students.

“His reputation was built on solid evidence, on solid work,” said Director of Bands…

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