TROY's Salute to Veterans concert coming to Davis Theatre

Posted: Wednesday, 19 October 2011

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" at the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m.

The concert will feature classic overtures, works by American composers, marches and patriotic music conducted by TROY's Director of Bands, Dr. Mark Walker. 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. Free tickets are available to the first 200 military members, veterans and their guests.

The Davis Theatre is located in downtown Montgomery at 251 Montgomery Street. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Theatre office at 334-241-9567. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to noon.

The Davis Theatre's 2011-2012 season will continue on Thursday, Nov. 10, with a production of the Broadway favorite "My Fair Lady."