Tag Archives: POPulus

Former Letterman trumpeter Al Chez visits TROY

April 10, 2018
By Greg Phillips

It takes a lot to impress a musician who has played alongside Stevie Wonder and David Bowie.

But renowned trumpet player, entertainer and bandleader Al Chez walked away from Claudia Crosby Theater last week “blown away” by the talent at Troy University’s MIC Check event at Claudia Crosby Theater.

MIC Check is a music and…

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School of Music dedicates new song to Trojan Athletics

December 1, 2017
By Greg Phillips

The Troy Trojans’ athletic success has spawned a brand new song from the John M. Long School of Music.

“Rebuild the Wall,” a single dedicated to Trojan Athletics, is a collaboration between three TROY musical groups: POPulus, Concert Chorale and the Sound of the South.

Songwriter Robert W. Smith, coordinator of TROY’s music industry program…

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POPulus to debut new song at concert in Troy

November 28, 2017
By Greg Phillips

Troy University’s pop music ensemble, POPulus, will premiere a new single at a concert Wednesday night in the Janice Hawkins Cultural Arts Park Amphitheater.

The song shares its title with the concert — “Rebuild the Wall” — and is a driving sports anthem inspired by the new wave of excitement surrounding Trojan athletes.

The free…

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