Thursday, February 11, 2010

THINK BIG: TSU Faculty Member Awarded $25,000 Grant For Music Conductors Institute

Tennessee State University’s Dr. Robert Elliott, head of the Department of Music, was awarded a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

The funds will support the 105 Voices of History (VOH)/Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Conductors Institute for Choral Conductors.

Administered in partnership with Partners Achieving Success CDC Inc., the professional workshop will include a performance by the 105 Voices of History National Choir given at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

Elliott's grant is among 11 awards given statewide.

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