Updated: 2/26/2014 9:38 AM CST BY TOM JOYNER FOUNDATION
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2014
MUSICIAN FROM THE COMMODORES PARTICIPATES IN THE EWC AFRICAN
AMERICAN COMPOSER BENEFIT CONCERT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mr. Walter Clyde Orange from the Commodores will give a discussion at Edward Waters College prior to the African American Composer Benefit Concert. The Department of Music is hosting this concert Sunday, March 2nd at 3:00 p.m. in the Milne Auditorium.
During the concert, several professors and students from the Department of Music will perform selections composed by African Americans. The Edward Waters College music program provides training in applied music. The department also takes pride in producing graduates who are prepared to teach music, further advance their applied skills, and promote the value of the arts in the larger community.
Walter Clyde Orange from the Commodores will give his discussion prior to the concert at 2:00 p.m. The Commodores are a multi-platinum, Grammy Award winning group that rose to fame in the ‘70’s. Orange played the drums.
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