It’s time to strike up Community Band

first_imgLatest Stories Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration You Might Like Highway 93 reopens after 2015 flooding Alabama Highway 93 has reopened to traffic after being closed due to damages from the December 2015flooding event. A current… read more Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel It’s time to strike up Community Band Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Print Article Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Skipcenter_img Sponsored Content The band had national exposure on CBS News with Scott Pellet and the Good Morning America show with two Sunday viewings. David Hartman, CBS reporter, visited Troy in 2012 and visited the band rehearsal, interviewed members and met with Dr. Johnny Long in his home on two occasions for the filming of the segment.Community band rehearsals are at 7:30 p.m. on Mondays in Long Hall on the campus of Troy University. The public is invited to attend and is always welcome. Ray Smith, left, and Dr. John M. Long are encouraging residents to join ithe Southeast Alabama Community Band, which is rehearsing this month.The Southeast Alabama Community Band is in rehearsals for its 15th concert season. The band was organized in 2000 by Dr. John M. Long, who was its director for 12 years before retiring. The idea for the band originated with Tim and Theresa Sims both music graduates of Troy University.James Smith, former assistant conductor of the Troy University band and the Southeast Alabama Community Band during Dr. Long’s tenure is the present leader. Smith has more than 40 years experience in conducting high school, college and professional bands.The community band is composed of more than 50 members. They represent many universities and colleges including Troy University, the University of Alabama, Jacksonville State, Belmon College, Florida State, University of Southern Mississippi, and University of Michigan.The Southeast Alabama Community Band has performed in Troy, Elba, Montgomery, Dothan, Monroeville, Tallassee, Prattville and Wetumpka. Email the author By Jaine Treadwell By The Penny Hoarder The concerts are sponsored by local arts councils, churches and civic organizations. The band plays a variety of music consisting of traditional overtures, Broadway show tunes, marches and other selections featuring instrumentalists and vocal soloists.The band members represent many professions including band directors, school administrators, businessmen and women, university professors, a Sports Hall of Fame announcer, a minister and law enforcement officers. The military is represented with former members of the Army, Navy, Marines and the Air Force, including two full-retired colonels.Assistant conductor, Ray Smith, is featured soloist at each concert. Dr. Peter Howard serves as general manager and librarian for the band. Ann Williams serves as chairman of the board of directors.This band would not be possible without the support of Dr. Jack Hawkins, Chancellor of Troy University. The community band appreciates his great interest in music and all the fine arts. Published 3:00 am Saturday, March 19, 2016 Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are…last_img read more