A Choral Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
featuring Howard Gospel Choir of Howard University
Essence of Joy and Essence 2, Ltd.
and State College Area High School Mastersingers
and including the Penn State dance ensembles
Afrique Fusion Dance Team
Black Elites Dance Company
Dark Storm Team
and Island Fever
Modeled after a program first presented in 1990 by the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., A Choral Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will bring together vocal ensembles from Penn State and State College Area High School.
Performances will focus on choral and vocal music from African and African-American musical idioms that emphasize the legacy and influence of the late champion of civil and human rights.
Penn State dance ensembles also will perform.
Photo: “Martin Luther King, Jr. San Francisco June 30, 1964” by George Conklin is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
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Seating is general admission.
support provided by
Glenn and Nancy Gamble Endowment
support for accessibility services provided
William E. McTurk Endowment for Program Support
Gerald B. M. Stein Memorial Endowment
A grant from the University Park Student Fee Board makes Penn State student prices possible.
This performance is part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Week of Commemoration. It's presented in partnership with the Penn State Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity and the MLK Jr. Student Commemorative Committee. #FORTHECULTURE