In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day there will be no rehearsals this Monday, January 18. Remember that tuition for Winter Quarter is due this Sunday, January 17. Pay tuition online or by check, sent to PO Box 3774, Bellevue, WA 98009. Financial aid is available.
Many excellent museums and organizations are hosting virtual events this Monday in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A few of those events are linked below, along with a few articles about Dr. King’s surprising relationship with music.
Free Virtual Events
A Virtual King Day Experience, hosted by Northwest African American Museum (Seattle)
A Virtual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, hosted by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The People’s Holiday, hosted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
Short Reads & Playlists
Songs and the Civil Rights Movement, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Playlist: 10 songs in honor of Dr. King, The Mercury News
The Extraordinary Musical Influences of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., International Musician