Sunday, April 15, 2012

Patrick D. McCoy, 'DC Branch of NANM to host Regional Conference and Awards Luncheon'

[International opera star soprano Marquita Lister, concert pianist and professor of music at Howard University Raymond Jackson, Arts advocate Terri Allen and Emerging Artist Award: soprano Angeli Ferrette. Photo credit: Various]

Patrick D. McCoy
April 15, 2012
“This week, branches of the National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc. will travel to Washington, D. C. for the Eastern Region Conference. The Ben Holt Memorial Branch, the Washington, D. C. will serve as host for the regional event, showing hospitality to branches from New York to Virginia. Musicians and music lovers in the area are invited register and take part of the conference. Founded in 1919, the national organization is led by David Morrow, conductor of the famed Morehouse College Glee Club. Jim Butler serves as director of the Eastern Region.

"On-site registration will began on Thursday, April 19 at 1:00 p.m. at the host hotel, the Four Points Sheraton located at 1201 K Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20005. Sessions officially begin on Friday, April 20 at 9:00 a.m. with informational sessions and an afternoon workshop.”
Patrick D. McCoy
DC Performing Arts Examiner
Contributor, Arts and Culture,

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