Buckhead Cascade Links to Host 11th Annual Musical Cascades

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    buckeheadcascadeMusical Cascades 2013

    The Buckhead/Cascade City Chapter (BCCC) of The Links, Inc. will presents the 11th annual Musical Cascades 2013 classical music concert on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Friendship Baptist Church at 10:00am.

    The chapter will give $1,000 music education awards to four metro-Atlanta area Musical Arts students during a concert featuring their musical performances.

    In its 11th year, the show features live music from scholarship winners, as well as an explanation of the importance of the Arts and the drive, talent and resources needed for students to sustain their musical talent, in the winners’ own words.

    “The Musical Cascades 2013 will showcase this year’s scholarship winners and bring together the Atlanta community in support of the arts, with a focus on the contributions and performances of persons of African ancestry,” said event chair, Laura English -Robinson. As part of an overall Arts appreciation program, the BCCC Links Chapter is celebrating, advocating and promoting arts and culture programs for youth and adult audiences.

    Organized in 1966, The Links, Incorporated is an international organization consisting of 270 chapters and 12,000 women who are committed to Leadership, Friendship and Service. The Links, Incorporated was founded in 1946 and has made its name synonymous with effective programming through our four facets: Services to Youth, National Trends and Services, International Trends and Services, and The Arts. It is through our programs that we have impacted the lives of countless men, women and children all over the world. The Buckhead/Cascade City Chapter of The Links, Inc. was founded in 1996 and has engaged in civic, educational and intercultural activities to enhance the quality of life for African Americans.

    Performance details below.

    When: Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 10:00 A.M.

    Where: Friendship Baptist Church, 437 Mitchell Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    Cost: This performance is FREE and open to the public!

    2013 Award Winners and Performers:

    · Torey Best, percussionist – Morehouse College

    · Rayshon Bethune, trumpet – Clark Atlanta University

    · Shaunise Brown, soprano – Spelman College

    · Antoine Griggs, baritone – Georgia State University

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