Jonathan L. Walton shared a stage in Atlanta Saturday with musician Usher Raymond, actor/director Tyler Perry and music industry executive Jon Platt at Morehouse College's 29th Annual “A Candle in the Dark” Gala, honoring the achievements of men in business, entertainment and religion.
Walton, the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, received the Bennie Service Award in Religion at the event in the ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Atlanta attended by more than 1,500 people. He is a 1996 Morehouse College graduate.
We are excited to announce that the Memorial Church will undergo much needed renovations in the coming months. The project will focus on long-deferred building and infrastructure maintenance, including accessibility and safety compliance upgrades; a reconfigured lower level Read more about Memorial Church renovations
We are excited to announce that a Choral Fellows recording of "Christmas Eve: A Trio with Solos," by the 10 year old Samuel Barber (reconstructed by Iain Quinn) will be featured on Christmas Eve on Performance Today!, a popular classical music radio program. You can listen on the Performance Today! website. The performance is in Hour One of the program.
WQRX News interviews Joel Cohen about this Friday's benefit concert:
"Joel Cohen, artistic director of the Camerata Mediterranea and the lead organizer of Friday's concert, noted that response from American humanitarian groups has lagged behind Europe's. "Somehow or other, it seems more distant from these shores, but wrongly, I think," he said. "We Americans have a lot at stake in this crisis, both from a geopolitical point of view but also from a moral and humanitarian standpoint.”