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Let Freedom Ring Choir (The Kennedy Center)

Let Freedom Ring Choir

The Let Freedom Ring Celebration Choir was organized especially for the 2006 King celebration.  The choir is made up predominately of Georgetown University students, and also includes members of the Metropolitan Music Ministry of the Metropolitan Baptist Church and the Capitol Hill Seventh-Day Adventist Church.  Reverend Nolan Williams, Jr., Music Director for this year’s Let Freedom Ring Celebration, is the Chief Music Editor of the critically acclaimed publication, The African American Heritage Hymnal (GIA Publications, 2001), and Minister of Music for the Metropolitan Baptist Church.

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<i>Let Freedom Ring</i> 1/20/13: Let Freedom Ring

The Kennedy Center and Georgetown University host a musical celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. Please visit the event page for more information.

Let Freedom Ring

The Kennedy Center and Georgetown University host a musical celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. Please visit the event page for more information.
<i>Let Freedom Ring!</i> featuring Bobby McFerrin 1/16/12: Let Freedom Ring! featuring Bobby McFerrin

The Kennedy Center and Georgetown University host a musical celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. The concert featuring Grammy Award–winning vocalist Bobby McFerrin also includes the Let Freedom Ring Choir with Music Director, Rev. Nolan Williams Jr. Note: Free reserved seating tickets will be given away two (2) per person in line in the Hall of Nations at 4 p.m. (previously 5 p.m.) on Mon., Jan. 16 on a first-come, first-served basis. All patrons must be seated by 5:40 p.m.

Let Freedom Ring! featuring Bobby McFerrin

The Kennedy Center and Georgetown University host a musical celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. The concert featuring Grammy Award–winning vocalist Bobby McFerrin also includes the Let Freedom Ring Choir with Music Director, Rev. Nolan Williams Jr. Note: Free reserved seating tickets will be given away two (2) per person in line in the Hall of Nations at 4 p.m. (previously 5 p.m.) on Mon., Jan. 16 on a first-come, first-served basis. All patrons must be seated by 5:40 p.m.
<I>Let Freedom Ring</i> 1/17/11: Let Freedom Ring

The Kennedy Center and Georgetown University host a musical celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. The concert featuring Grammy Award–winning, platinum-selling vocalist Patti LaBelle also includes the Let Freedom Ring Choir with Music Director, Rev. Nolan Williams Jr. Georgetown University will award the ninth annual John Thompson Legacy of a Dream Award to Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery—a leader in the American Civil Rights movement.

Let Freedom Ring

The Kennedy Center and Georgetown University host a musical celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. The concert featuring Grammy Award–winning, platinum-selling vocalist Patti LaBelle also includes the Let Freedom Ring Choir with Music Director, Rev. Nolan Williams Jr. Georgetown University will award the ninth annual John Thompson Legacy of a Dream Award to Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery—a leader in the American Civil Rights movement.
<i>Let Freedom Ring</I> 1/18/10: Let Freedom Ring

The Kennedy Center and Georgetown University host a musical celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. The concert, featuring two-time Grammy Award–winning, platinum-selling singer-songrwriter India.Arie, also includes remarks by President Barack Obama, the Let Freedom Ring Choir with Music Director Rev. Nolan Williams Jr., and Mistress of Ceremonies Andrea Roane. Note: The India.Arie portion of the performance is not available for viewing at this time.

Let Freedom Ring

The Kennedy Center and Georgetown University host a musical celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. The concert, featuring two-time Grammy Award–winning, platinum-selling singer-songrwriter India.Arie, also includes remarks by President Barack Obama, the Let Freedom Ring Choir with Music Director Rev. Nolan Williams Jr., and Mistress of Ceremonies Andrea Roane. Note: The India.Arie portion of the performance is not available for viewing at this time.

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