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Troy Armstrong 14906 England St Overland Park, KS 66221


____________________________________________________________________________ Education University of Southern California Thornton School of Music Bachelor of Music, Composition May, 2013 Summa Cum Laude (GPA 3.98) Primary Studies with Morten Lauridsen, Frank Ticheli, Stephen Hartke, and Donald Crockett

Leadership Experience USC Housing Residential Manager 2010-2013 Responsible for solving the issues and concerns of over 500 north campus residents in USC University Housing. Honed customer service and negotiation skills. Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society Awards and Recognition Marilyn K. Glick Young Composer’s Competition Grand Prize Winner 2013 - Performances by the Indianapolis Symphony of “Supercell” April 11-12, 2014 Top Award Winner of the USC Thornton New Music for Orchestra Competition 2013 Winner of the USC Thornton New Music for Wind Ensemble Competition 2013 Pi Kappa Lambda Outstanding Junior Award 2012 USC Thornton Composition Department Award 2013 National Association of Music Educator’s Collegiate Composition Competition Grand Prize Recipient 2009 Kansas Music Educators Association Composition Competition First Place Award Winner 2007, 2008 Academic Honors and Achievements Columbia Book Award for Dedication/Accomplishment in a field of personal study 2009 Dean’s List, every semester 2009-2013 Pi Kappa Lamba National Music Honor Society American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) College Board Advanced Placement Scholar Work Experience Composer/Arranger for the Church of the Resurrection Choirs and Orchestras 2011-Present Capitol Federal Savings, Teller 2013-Present USC Housing Residential Manager 2010-2013 Music Composer, Royals Sports Television Network 2007 Exclusive Music Composer, KU Basketball Television Network 2008/09 Season