Morehouse College Department of Music
2017-2018 Concerts and Events

Concerts and Events are open to the public.  

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The Third Ecumenical Celebration of Music in the Black Church

Admission for this conference is FREE for individuals aged 25 or younger (w/ photo ID)
with a modest workshop fee of $15 for both days for thos aged 26+.

All events in the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center

Friday, September 8, 2017

7:30 pm: "Hymn Fest"; Readings and Samplings from One Faith, One Lord, One Baptism: An African-American Ecumenical Hymnal

Saturday, September 9, 2017

10:00 am- 10:50 am: Choral Readings with Dr. Carlos Simon

11:00 am- 12:00 pm: #CLIMBAtlanta with Ms. Gina Waters-Miller

1:15 pm- 2:45 pm: “When We All Come Together: Bringing Our Millennials Home”; Interactive Celebrity Panel

3:00 pm- 3:50 pm: Choral Readings with Mr. Brandon Waddles

4:00 pm: Meet and Greet

Ecumenical Celebration Poster

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Atlanta University Center Orchestra

A 20th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, November 12, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall
Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
Admission is free

AUC Orchestra 20th 

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91st Annual Morehouse-Spelman 

Christmas Carol Concert

Friday, December 1, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
King Chapel - Morehouse College
Admission is free

Saturday, December 2, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Sisters Chapel - Spelman College
Admission is free (ticket required: 404.270.5476)

Sunday, December 3, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
King Chapel - Morehouse College
Admission is free

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Life and Song: The Musical Journey of Kevin L. Spears

Kevin Spears, kalimba, and guests

Friday, January 26, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall
Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
Admission is free

 Kevin Spears poster

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Morehouse College Glee Club

107th Annual Spring Concert

Sunday, February 18, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall
Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
Admission is free

Glee Club 107 poster

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Darron Marble, Tenor
Dr. David Oliver, Piano

Sunday, March 4, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall
Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
Admission is free

Darron Marble poster

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HBCU National Band Directors Consortium

Concert Schedule

Thursday, March 22, 2018

7:00 pm: Morgan State University Wind Ensemble
Melvin Miles, conductor

8:30 pm: Virginia State University Jazz Ensemble
James Holden, conductor

Friday, March 23, 2018

7:00 pm: Morehouse College Concert Band
Chad E. Hughes, conductor

8:00 pm: Southern University Concert Band
Kedrick Taylor, conductor

Saturday, March 24, 2018

11:00 am: Stephenson Cluster Concert Band

11:45 am: Oxon Hill, MD, High School Wind Ensemble
Walter Harley, conductor

1:30 pm: HBCU-NBDC Concert Band
Carlton Wright (Alabama A&M), conductor

2:15 pm: HBCU-NBDC Symphonic Band
Rick Fleming (Buffalo State University), conductor

3:00 pm: HBCU-NBDC Directors Band
Julian White, Chad Hughes, conductors

All events

Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall
Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
Admission is free

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Morehouse College Concert Band

Annual Spring Concert

Thursday, April 5, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall
Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
Admission is free

Concert Band poster

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Morehouse College Jazz Ensemble

Annual Spring Concert

Friday, April 6, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall
Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
Admission is free

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Ethan Godfrey, Composer

Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall
Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
Admission is free

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Jerrell Melton III, Pianist

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall
Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
Admission is free

Jerrell Melton poster

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Georgia Symphony Orchestra

Music of Black American Composers

Friday, April 20, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Spelman College Glee Club
Morehouse College Glee Club
Uzee Brown Society of Choraliers
Georgia Spritual Ensemble
Georgia Symphony Orchestra Chorus

Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall
Ray Charles Performing Arts Center

Tickets/Info: 770.429.2390

Georgia Symphony Orchestra Poster

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Atlanta University Center Orchestra

Annual Spring Concert

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

Sisters Chapel
Spelman College
Admission is free

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Joshua Johnson, Composer

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall
Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
Admission is free

Joshua Johnson poster

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Treyvon Brown, Saxophone

Monday, April 30, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall
Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
Admission is free

Treyvon Brown poster