Tag Archives: music

Confucius Institute trip inspired new album from TROY professor

October 6, 2017
By Greg Phillips

A trip to China made such an impact on Dr. Carl Vollrath that he wrote an entire album based on his experiences.

That album, “Warrior Monks,” was released recently and features two clarinet concerti and a trumpet concerto inspired by Vollrath’s trip with the Troy University Confucius Institute to China a few years ago.

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TROY professor’s Universal workshop bringing film experience to students

August 24, 2017
By Greg Phillips

A workshop designed by a Troy University professor is bringing hands-on movie making experience to high school and college students at Universal Orlando Resort.

Sound Design: Music and the Art of Foley is a workshop designed by Robert W. Smith, coordinator of TROY’s music industry program, and aimed at giving students around the country an…

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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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