Music Study Club entertains students
Published 3:00 am Saturday, May 7, 2016
The Troy Music Study Club presented a musical program in the library of Pike Liberal Arts School Monday morning for the second grade students. The program was in celebration of National Federation of Music Clubs’ “National Music Week” May 1-8.
The theme for 2016 is “Music … Notes to Future”.
Lyra Crapps, president of Troy Music Study Club and National Music Week chairperson and Amanda Ford, Music in Schools chairperson planned the program of musical selections which the club members sang accompanied by Mrs. Crapps at the keyboard.
The program opened with singing of “Alabama” , our state song by Julia S. Tutwiler adopted in 1931 followed by three Broadway musical tunes, “Getting to Know You,” “I Whistle A Happy Tune” and “Oklahoma” written by Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rogers.
The second graders had the opportunity to participate as Dovie Cutchen and Amanda Ford led the students in a march to the tune “March of the Siamese Children” from “The King and I.” The program concluded with all singing “America” by Samuel F. Smith.
The following club members participated in the program : Lyra Crapps, Amanda Ford, Dovie Cutchen , Joyce Dix, Betty and Jerry Spann.
Organized in 1905, Troy Music Study Club is affiliated with the National Federation of Music Clubs and the Alabama Federation of Music Clubs.