TROY - The Troy University Symphony Band will honor veterans of the nation's armed forces on Monday with its annual "Salute to Veterans concert.
The performance is scheduled for 7 p.m., Monday, in Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy Campus and will feature a number of patriotic favorites, including "Duty, Honor, Country," "The Stars and Stripes Forever," conducted by Director of Bands Emeritus Dr. Johnny Long, and a patriotic sing-along. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
The Symphony Band will also perform a special commissioned piece, composed by world renowned composer Stephen Melillo, who, in addition to film work with New York and Los Angeles-based studio orchestras, has conducted more than 112 live concert premieres. "Despite All Else," was commissioned in honor of Dr.