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Dr. Shirley Caesar to Host HBCU Choirs 2010 Kennedy Center Performance

Written by Featured Organization on 20 August 2010.

105 New Selected Talented Voices from Historically Black Colleges and Universities for the 2010 Choir  Kennedy Center Performance with Host Dr. Shirley Caesar "Lifting Voices for Health, Leadership, Diversity and Economic Empowerment" 

Sunday, September 19, 2010; 5:00 P.M. Concert Hall, John F. Kennedy Center, National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) 2010 Celebration of THE 105 VOICES OF HISTORY -  The Nation's 1st Historically Black Colleges and Universities National Choir World Premiere 3rd  Annual Performance Arts, Legends and Legacies featuring selected  Voices from the 105 HBCU Community.  In song with the 105 Voices: Event 2010 Host Dr. Shirley Caesar and  Guest Artist Kim Burrell - Gospel / Jazz Artist, BET Sunday Best,  Known as today's Ella Fitzgerald.   2010 Program Highlight: Featured Student Soloist - The Best Voice of the 105 Voices 2010  HBCU - Kennedy Center National Honorary Chairs, Dr. Louis Sullivan, Founder, President Emeritus Morehouse School of Medicine,  Ms. Phylicia Rashad, Renowned Actress and Howard University Graduate, Honorable Rodney Slater, Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation & Patton and Boggs, Mr. Ernest Green, Principal, Ms. Jessye Norman, renowned opera singer - Howard University Graduate, Ms. Cathy Hughes- Ms. Cathy Hughes, Honorary Chair Founder /CEO Radio-TV One and Honorable Joan Pratt- Baltimore City Comptroller.  2010 Kennedy Center HBCU Event Chair; Mr. Floyd Green, Director of Community Relations Aetna Inc

A NATIONAL STUDENT CHOIR Showcasing the ARTS of the 105 HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HBCUs) in support of

Health, Leadership, Diversity and Economic Empowerment"

Great Website: 105 Voices of History: www.hbcuchoirs-105.org

The John F. Kennedy Center, Washington D.C., Concert Hall Event is by ticket only. Tickets purchase at the Kennedy Center Box Office or Charge by Phone (202) 467-4600 Online at Kennedy-Center.org / TTY (202) 416-8524 Groups Sales Call (202) 416-8400

 

PARTNERS ACHIEVING SUCCESS, A NATIONAL EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP WITH THE KENNEDY CENTER PERFORMING ARTS FOR EVERYONE INITIATIVE:

This unprecedented partnership with The Kennedy Center brings together the historical, cultural and inspirational 105 Voices of the Nation's Historically Black College and Universities (HBCUs) led by some of the most prolific HBCU choir conductors

Washington, D.C.: Culture, history and community will join hands together at this world premiere of 105 NEW Selected Voices for the 3rd  annual performance of a grand display of talent by HBCU students in an extraordinary collaboration, the Historically Black Colleges and Universities and The Kennedy Center's Performing Arts for Everyone Initiative. The concert will present the history of the music of HBCUs on The Kennedy Center Concert Hall stage.

This electrifying event will showcase some of the most talented singers from the HBCUs presenting an American legacy grounded in African-American culture. To complement the choir performances, there will be stunning featured solos.

"We are especially excited that the Colleges and Universities selected the student voice from their University to celebrate the joy of singing in support of social concerns," says Renata Toni Roy, Founder of Partners Achieving Success -- 105 Voices of History. "Our goal is to increase diversity and inclusion, thereby creating opportunities, resources and partnerships that ensure national recognition and support of HBCU legacies. Strategic partnerships will support the long-standing tradition for present and future generations of America's young students of color. The performance will be comprised of various music genres led by four nationally recognized HBCU conductors and 105 newly selected talented voices representing HBCUs throughout the country."

The concert will be preceded by a National Health Walk on Saturday, September 18, 2010 from the Nation's Capital to the Lincoln Memorial with the participation on Alumni, Organizations and Ministries. The walk will close with the 105 Voices in song at the Lincoln Memorial and scholarship presentations. "Walk for "105 Ways to Healthy HBCUs, Scholars and Campuses"

www.hbcuchoirs-105voh.org.