Tag Archives: POPulus

POPulus puts music industry students in the spotlight

May 1, 2017
By Greg Phillips

Hip-hop, hard rock and country aren’t musical genres typically associated with university bands.

But a group of Troy University students, under the guidance of faculty member Robert Smith, is not only writing and recording within those genres, but performing at area festivals and even releasing albums.

POPulus is TROY’s pop music ensemble, which gives students…

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Professional rock drummer Jason Sutter works with TROY music industry students

March 17, 2017
By Greg Phillips

If you’ve listened to rock or pop music in the last 15 years, you may have heard the drums of Jason Sutter.

Recently, the drummer, who has toured and recorded with artists such as Marilyn Manson and Smash Mouth, was one of the featured clinicians for the Alabama Percussive Arts Society Day of Percussion, a…

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Troy University pop music ensemble POPulus performing in Dothan Nov. 15

November 8, 2016
By Greg Phillips

A group of Troy University students will bring a unique blend of popular music genres to the Dothan Opera House on Tuesday, Nov. 15.

POPulus, the University’s pop ensemble featuring students from the Music Industry Program, will perform a mix of popular hits and original songs in a variety of styles, including classic rock, country,…

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