Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Richard C. Alston Receives City of Newark Resolution & Crispus Attucks Award From Essex County Civic Club

[Richard C. Alston]

Pianist Richard C. Alston has been featured at AfriClassical on many occasions. On March 12, 2011 he was formally recognized by The Newark Municipal Council. On the same date, he was given the Crispus Attucks Community Service Award by the Essex County Civic Club:

“City of Newark, N.J.
The Newark Municipal Council
hereby issues this Resolution
Professor Richard Alston.
Essex County College

for your unwavering commitment to the residents of the City of Newark, through your affiliation with music as a Professor of Music at Essex County College. The Governing Body joins with the members of the Essex County Civic Club in celebration of their 101st Anniversary on March 12, 2011 in saluting you for your contributions to the Performing Arts and Music Education. Your talent, skill and passion for music has been widely recognized throughout Northern New Jersey as well as nationally and internationally. May you have continued success in all of your endeavors. Congratulations.”

“Essex County Civic Club
The Crispus Attucks
Community Service Award
Professor Richard Alston, M.A.
In Recognition Of Your Years
As A Gifted Accomplished Pianist,
Performing Nationally And
Internationally And As An Educator
For The Performing Arts.”

Florence M. Johnson, President
March 12, 2011

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