Heroldany Artiga, Jr. to Attend Bowling Green University

Heroldany Artiga, Jr. (BA 2021) has received a graduate assistantship to attend Bowling Green University (OH) this fall to start a masters degree in trumpet performance. Dany graduated this spring from VSU with a Bachelor of Arts degree. While at VSU, Dany has performed with Wind Ensemble, Basketball Band, Brass Quintet, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band,…

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Allen Nicholas Brown to Attend Oklahoma City University

Allen Nicholas Brown (BA 2021) has received a graduate assistantship to attend Oklahoma City University this fall to start a masters degree in tuba performance. Allen graduated this spring from VSU with a Bachelor of Arts degree. While at VSU, Allen has performed with the Wind Ensemble, Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, Presidential Brass Quintet, Sonorous Brass…

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Jacob Wood Winds GMTA Competition

Jacob Wood (MMP 2022) won the Georgia Music Teachers Association In-State Upper College/Adult Division Audition competition. He has been selected as a conference recitalist and will perform at the state conference in November. While at VSU, Jacob has performed with Wind Ensemble, Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, and the Presidential Brass Quintet. Jacob is from…

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Anthony Troupe to Teach at S.L. Mason

Anthony Troupe (BA 2020, MAT 2021) has accepted a position teaching general music at S.L. Mason Elementary in Valdosta, GA. While at VSU, Tony performed with Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, trombone choir, Blazin’ Brigade Marching Band, and Hot Shots basketball band. Tony is from Valdosta, GA.

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Mitchell Holcombe to teach at Skyview Elementary

Mitchell Holcombe (BA 2020, MAT 2021) has been hired to teach general music at Skyview Elementary in the Bibb County School District, GA, beginning this fall. While at VSU, Mitchell has participated in Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, brass quintet, Blazin’ Brigade marching band where he served as sousaphone section leader, and Hot Shots basketball band….

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