An invitation to the making of history concert from Tennessee Tribune Publisher, Rosetta I. Miller-Perry

Top Quote Dr. T.B. Boyd III and I are honored to serve as the event chairs for the Grand Ole Opry House and Gaylord Entertainment (Resort & Convention Center) presentation of "105 Voices Of History", the nation's first Historically Black Colleges & Universities National Concert Choir, with Special Guest Host Shirley Caesar, and Guest Artist Wynonna Judd for the first time in Music City, Nashville, TN! End Quote
  • Nashville, TN (1888PressRelease) December 28, 2011 - We are requesting your support and presence on Sunday, January 22, 2012, 5:00 PM, to witness 105 selected voices from across the nation's 105 Historically Black Colleges and Universities, known as HBCUs, perform on this world renowned stage in song. Also featured: The Voices of Tennessee, selected talented voices from its' own historically black colleges and universities. This national choir will showcase culture and talent from across the U.S.A. as one voice with stellar soloists from various HBCUs and all music genres presented on the same stage! You'll hear Classical, Spirituals, African American Composers, Jazz/Gospel and Country plus special Guest Country stat Wynonna Judd and Ms. Shirley Caesar. The105 Voices of History annually selects and trains 105 students from the community of America's 105 Black Colleges and Universities to develop leaders and allow them to perform on all stages of life and pursue performance excellence.

    Come and provide support this national diversity and training initiative for minority student development .Purchase tickets, become a sponsor or donor at various levels that include special seating and VIP reception at the Grand Ole Opry House.

    As 105 Voices continue to perform at the Kennedy Center, as they have in the past 5 years, Dr. Boyd and I are so excited that Nashville will be the 2nd annual performance site in the United States.

    We will also recognize Partners Achieving Success, CDC (PAS) the founder of 105 Voices of History is a non-profit that "Develops Diverse Leaders to Perform and Communicate as Global Citizens". Since 2008 PAS, with the support of corporate and government leaders, have successfully provided a model of leadership training for more than 450 minority students in Washington, D.C. and Nassau, Bahamas.

    PAS has provided over $130,000 in scholarships and stipends since the program's inception. Tennessee State University student, L. Brooke Haynes was awarded 2011-12 National Scholarship, $10,000 at the 2011 Kennedy Center September performance. We will honor past recipients including Actress Ms. Phylicia Rashad.

    Tickets can be purchased online: http:/// or call 1-800-SEE-OPRY or for special guest seat tickets, (with brief concert video clip) or and our offices.

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