Thursday, February 11, 2016

World-renowned Morehouse College Glee Club performs fundraising concert 7 PM March 9, 2016, Greater New Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, Detroit

Morehouse College Glee Club
Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA

DETROIT/Feb. 8, 2016—The Detroit Morehouse College Alumni Association will present a fundraising concert featuring the world-renowned Morehouse College Glee Club, Wednesday, March 9, at the Greater New Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church.
The concert will showcase the musical precision and wide-ranging repertoire of the Morehouse College Glee Club, under the direction of Dr. David Morrow.  The event also will include an awards ceremony, which will honor a local Morehouse alumnus for excellence and community service.  Event proceeds will support the Detroit Morehouse College Alumni Association’s scholarship fund, recruiting efforts and community service initiatives, including a “Boys To Men” mentoring program.    
“We are charged to lift up a legacy of greatness through our commitment to excellence in all that we do,”  said Detroit Morehouse College Alumni Association President Franklin Wilkerson (Class of 1992).  “Through an inspiring evening of music and fellowship, we will help our community—including our youth—achieve future success.”    
Established in 1911 the Morehouse College Glee Club is the official singing organization of Morehouse College.  Under the direction of Dr. Morrow since 1987, the Morehouse College Glee Club has continued to exemplify excellence in choral performances and brotherhood in the United States and throughout the world.  A small sampling of highlights under Dr. Morrow’s direction includes performing the national anthem with the late Natalie Cole for Super Bowl XXVIII; participating with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Jessye Norman, Stevie Wonder, Gloria Estefan, and Trisha Yearwood in the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta; and touring Poland and cities along the Volga River in Russia.
General admission tickets for the 7 p.m. performance are $20. Concert tickets can be purchased in advance by visiting Tickets also can be purchased the evening of the concert at Greater New Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church located at 586 Owen Street in Detroit.
Founded in Atlanta in 1867, Morehouse College remains the only all-male historically black college in the nation.  For more information about the concert, please contact Detroit Morehouse College Alumni Association Member Nate Ford at 313-779-2300 or

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