The Troup High School Choral Department will present “A Tribute to Veterans” on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. 80 choral members, under the direction of Kathy Kirby, will share the stage with select students from Long Cane Middle School, under the direction of Asha Brown, Rosemont Elementary under the direction of Halee Kaleel, and Berta Weathersbee and Long Cane Elementary Schools, under the direction of John Curry. A variety of songs will be performed, including popular 40’s songs, patriotic tunes, American folk songs, and Armed Forces fight songs. Emceefortheevening is local radio personality Jack Bagley.
Kathy Kirby is in her sixth year as the Choral Director at Troup High after teaching music for 17 years at Long Cane Elementary and Berta Weathersbee. Kirby began her career in Douglasville as band director of Chestnut Log Middle School. In 1996, she moved to LaGrange to become the music specialist at Long Cane. Outside of school, Kirby performs in community choirs and orchestras, has played with the La-Grange Symphony for 20 years, and is the West Georgia News Director for Eagle 102.3.
The concert will be held at the Troup High School Fine Arts Auditorium on Tuesday, November 13th at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. Donations will be collected for our local American Legion Post 75.