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Livingstone Concert Choir will perform at the 39th International Festival Jazz Plaza in Cuba


Salisbury, NC - The Livingstone Concert Choir, a distinguished ensemble from Livingstone College, has received an exclusive invitation from the National Center of Popular Music and the Cuban Institute of Music to perform at the prestigious 39th International Festival Jazz Plaza in Havana and Santiago de Cuba. The festival is scheduled from January 24 to January 28, 2024.

"The Livingstone College Concert Choir is excited and honored at the invitation from the National Center of Popular Music and the Cuban Institute of Music to perform at the International Festival Jazz Plaza in January of 2024," said Dr. Kody Wallace, Choir Director. "This invitation serves as a recognition of the work ethic and music excellence displayed by the outstanding students of Livingstone College, and we are eager to represent our school, our state, and our nation."

"This is an incredible opportunity for our students to broaden their experience and participate in cultural exchange," said Dr. Lawrence Quinnett, Music Department Chair. "As musical ambassadors of our college and nation, many of our students will reckon this as their first international performance. I am confident it will be the first of many."

Livingstone College welcomes support from the community to ensure the success of the Livingstone Concert Choir's international debut. Donations and sponsorships are appreciated to cover travel expenses and contribute to this extraordinary cultural exchange.

You can follow the Livingstone Concert Choir's journey to the 39th International Festival Jazz Plaza on our social media channels:

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For media inquiries and interview requests, please contact: Garette Hunter, Communications and Marketing, ghunter@livingstone.edu | (704) 216-6153

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Livingstone College is a private historically black college that is secured by a strong commitment to quality instruction, academic excellence, and student success. Through a Christian-based environment suitable for holistic learning, Livingstone provides excellent business, liberal arts, STEAM, teacher education, and workforce development programs for students from all ethnic backgrounds designed to promote lifelong learning, and to develop student potential for leadership and service to a global community.

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