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Tappan Middle School’s eighth grade band, choir and orchestra have the honor of performing at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. next month to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
Even if you can’t make it to D.C. to hear the music, you’re in luck: the school is hosting a performance Wednesday, May 29 from 10-11 a.m. The performance includes a piece called “Legacy of a Vision: Martin Luther King,” by Jonathan Bruce Brown, a professor at Spring Arbor College. The band, orchestra and choir will perform this piece together.
Tappan band teacher Fred Smith calls the Lincoln Memorial performance a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Smith met Dr. King when he was just six years old.