All are invited to attend an exciting performing arts event joining campus and community in celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“O King” will feature the Chattanooga Boys Choir, McCallie School Men’s Chorus, the UTC Chamber Singers, and the Littleton H. Mason Singers, singing songs about justice, unity, peace, and hope. Additionally, UTC undergraduate Taylor Freeman will dance to music by Sam Smith, and UTC alumnus and staff member Terrance Banks will deliver his spoken word piece, “A Vent for Diversity.”
One of Dr. King’s favorite songs will be performed by UTC undergrad Jeron Burney, who has the rare talent of singing in the countertenor voice, which he was encouraged to develop while in Italy in a summer opera and Italian language training program. Jeron will be accompanied by Prof. Emeritus Roland Carter.
Three brief spoken reflections will address aspects of Dr. King’s legacy as well.
The program will end with a rousing step-show by the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, Eta Phi chapter.
Monday January 22nd 7:30 p.m. Roland Hayes Concert Hall. FREE admission.
This event is sponsored by the Ruth S. Holmberg Professor of American Music, and Dr. Moise Baptiste, Executive Director of Student Development.