TROY’s Salute to Veterans concert coming to Davis Theatre

Posted: Wednesday, 20 October 2010

MONTGOMERY—Troy University’s Symphony Band will present a musical tribute to the men and women of America’s armed services during “A Salute to Our Nation’s Veterans” on Thursday, Nov. 4, at the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts.

The concert will feature classic overtures, works by American composers, marches, patriotic music and the premiere of a specially commissioned piece composed by TROY’s Director of Bands, Ralph Ford.

The evening’s program will culminate with a salute to the men and women who have served and are currently serving in the military.

The Symphony Band is TROY’s premiere wind band, featuring the top 55 musicians in the John M. Long School of Music. The nationally recognized ensemble is open by audition only at the beginning of each semester and gives numerous concerts year round. The group’s latest recordings are available though iTunes and CD Baby.

All tickets for the performance are $10. Current or past members of the military can purchase a ticket at half price with a military ID. For more information, call 334-241-9567.

The Davis Theatre’s 2010-2011 season will continue on Thursday, Nov. 18, with a performance of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!”