New Orleans Black Chorale's  Black History Concert Feb. 28 @ Dillard
The New Orleans Black Chorale will present its annual Black History Concert on Sunday February 28, 2010 at 5:00 pm at Dillard University's Lawless Memorial Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public.

With the Theme "I Wouldn't Take Nothin' for My Journey," the NOBC will perform African American spirituals, and works by Steven Lee, Billy Strayhorn and others.

The Chorale will also honor community leaders at the concert. The New Orleans Black Chorale will also recognize the group's director Dr. John E. Ware, who will receive the Big Easy Entertainment Award's Classical Arts Lifetime Achievement Award in March.

The New Orleans Black Chorale specializes in performing music by African American composers and is especially dedicated to the preservation and performance of American Negro Spirituals. In addition to the annual Christmas concert, the Black Chorale also presents an annual Black History Concert and performs in venues throughout the New Orleans region.

For more information on the New Orleans Black Chorale, visit our blog at http://neworleansblackchorale.blogspot.com/ or email us at BlackChorale@hotmail.com.