University vocal jazz group performing at The Emporium

Posted: Friday, 27 January 2012

TROY – Troy University's vocal jazz ensemble "frequency" will offer a free concert for the public in downtown Troy at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Seating is limited, and early arrival is encouraged, said Dr. Diane Orlofsky, professor of music and director of choirs in the College of Communication and Fine Arts' John M. Long School of Music.

Also performing with frequency will be guest soloist Sheila Jackson. Charles Henderson High School advanced placement art students will be exhibiting their work in The Emporium as well.

Members of frequency are: Maggie Averett Downs of Enterprise; Meagan King of Ariton; Jessie Kisor, of Centre; Daniel Murphy of Fairhope; Madison Cain of Hartselle; Noel Davis of Eufaula; Melanie Sims of Troy; Xavier Roberson of Birmingham; Eric Mancil of Enterprise; Aaron Wine of Wetumpka; Stephanie Washburn of New Site; and Dillon Worley of Andalusia.

Members of the University jazz combo performing are: Brandon Plymel of Moultrie, Ga.; Laroy Bodiford of Luverne; Julian Thornton of Cairo, Ga.; Michael Dupre of Montgomery; Carrius Moore of Marianna, Fla.; Chris Helms of Smiths Station; Garrett Brown of Panama City, Fla.; and Mike Tyner of Troy.

"Come and celebrate vocal and instrumental combo jazz and experience music from the young jazz talent in Troy," Dr. Orlofsky said.

The Emporium is located at 116 West Walnut Street, just off the historic Square in downtown Troy.