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Children's Choir to Sing In Memory of Martin Luther King, Jr

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The Jacksonville Children's Chorus in collaboration with Atlanta's Moorehouse Glee Club presents the 11th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. "Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing" Concert.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - EntSun -- "Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing" concert, performed by the Jacksonville Children's Chorus and Moorhouse Glee Club, will celebrate the life and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr in song.

Annually held at Hendrix Avenue Baptist Church, the concert will begin with the cultural diverse Jacksonville Children's Chorus performance of the hymn "Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing" an African American Spiritual written by James Weldon Johnson and put to music by his brother John Rosamond Johnson in 1905.

In addition to all of the Jacksonville Children's Chorus choirs, the  Morehouse College Glee Club will also perform during the concert.

Tickets for the concert will be available to purchase on the Jacksonville Children's Chorus website closer to the event.

About the Jacksonville Children's Chorus

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The Jacksonville Children's Chorus, founded in 1995, is Jacksonville's largest provider of music education. The JCC's mission is to enrich the lives of singers and audiences across the region. Partial or full scholarships are available to any child who wishes to sing through the generous support of sponsors and donors. Visit our website to learn more. https://jaxchildrenschorus.org/

About Moorehouse College Glee Club

The Morehouse College Glee Club is the premier singing organization of Morehouse College, traveling all over the country and the world, demonstrating excellence not only in choral performance but also in discipline, dedication, and brotherhood. Through its tradition the Glee Club has an impressive history and seeks to secure its future through even greater accomplishments, continuing in this tradition through the dedication and commitment of its members and the leadership that its directors have provided throughout the years. It is the mission of the Morehouse College Glee Club to maintain a high standard of musical excellence.

Carolyn Audije

Source: Jacksonville Children's Chorus
Filed Under: Non-profit

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