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Nation’s Historically Black College and Universities (HBCUs) le by some of t most prolific HBCU choir c    conductors. Cuulture,
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                    rand display of talent by HBCU students in an extraordinar collaboration with The Kennedy Center’s
Perfoorming Arts for Everyone.

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                                 ww.hbcuchoirs-105.org or The John F. Kenn edy Center, W            C.            ll
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by ticket only. Tickets purchase at the Kennedy Center Box Off              by         2)                         dy-
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      er.org / TTY (20 416-8524 Groups Sales Call (202) 416-8400

We are especially excited that the Colleges and Universities se
                                                   U            elected the studdent voice from their Universit to celebrate the joy of
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singin in support of social concerns, says Renat Toni Roy, Fo    ounder of Partn               g               05
                                                                                 ners Achieving Success -- 10 Voices of History. Our
                    d               clusion, thereb creating opportunities, reso
goal is to increase diversity and inc             by                            ources and par rtnerships that eensure nationa
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     gnition and support of HBCU legacies. Strate                               t              ding tradition fo present and future
                                                   egic partnerships will support the long-stand               or
gener                                              r.
      rations of America’s young students of color The performa                omprised of var
                                                                 ance will be co               rious music gen nres led by four
     nally recognize HBCU condu
nation              ed              uctors and 105 newly selecte talented voic representin HBCUs throughout the cou
                                                  5             ed              ces            ng                            untry.

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     2010 Kennedy Center Concer Featured Con                   D
                                                 nductors are: Dr. Wayne Barrr-Tuskegee Un                              l,
                                                                                          niversity - European Classical Dr.
     s             ware State University - Spiritu
Curtis Powell- Delaw                                           r             e            em
                                                 uals, Professor D’Walla Burke Winston Sale State Caroli  ina University - African
Amer              ers           sor
     rican Compose and Profess Jeremy Win                      rce
                                                 nston-Wilberfor College - G Gospel/Jazz.

2010 HBCU - Kenn  nedy Center Na               ry           L                                          s
                                ational Honorar Chairs, Dr. Louis Sullivan, Founder, President Emeritus Morehouse Sc   chool of
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     cine, Ms. Phylicia Rashad, Renowned Actre and Howar University G     Graduate, Hono orable Rodney Slater, Former r
    etary, U.S. Dep
Secre                           ansportation & Patton and Bog
                  partment of Tra              P             ggs, Mr. Ernes Green, Princiipal-, Ms. Jessy Norman, renowned
                                                                           st                            ye
opera singer - Howa University Graduate, Ms. Cathy Hughes- Ms. Cathy Hug
    a             ard            G                                                        Chair Founder /
                                                                           ghes, Honorary C                           One and
                                                                                                        /CEO Radio‐TV O
Honoorable Joan Pra Baltimore City Comptroller. 2010 Kenne Center HBC Event Chaiir; Mr. Floyd Gr
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    munity Relation Aetna Inc.

PART TNERS ACHIE                 SS,          NAL
                  EVING SUCCES A NATION EDUCATIO PARTNERS  ON                   HE
                                                                     SHIP WITH TH KENNEDY CENTER
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National Partners
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Delta Air Lines and Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores Inc.


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    concert will be preceded by a National Healt Walk on Saturday, Septem    mber 18, 2010 f                n’s           he
                                                                                             from the Nation Capital to th Lincoln
Memo                                 A            izations and Ministries. The walk will close with the 105 V
     orial with the participation of Alumni, Organi                                          e              Voices in song at the
Linco Memorial an scholarship presentations. “Walk for “105 Ways to Hea
    oln             nd                                          5             althy HBCUs, S Scholars and CCampuses”
www. .hbcuchoirs-105voh.org



 

				
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