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The Luther Henderson Scholarship Fund is presenting a celebratory benefit event.

"Spreadin’ Rhythm Around"

Benefit Gala Concert at the
Peter Jay Sharp Theater
The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York

Monday, October 6, 2008

Honorary Chairs:
The Hon. David A. Paterson, Governor of New York

Ms. Michelle R. Paige-Paterson

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A Celebration of the Life and Music of Luther Henderson, will be an all star benefit concert to fund the Luther Henderson Scholarship for young music students of color who are studying orchestration, arranging, conducting and composition. The endowed scholarship is administered in perpetuity by The Juilliard School. To inquire about scholarship applications go to:

To download a postcard invitation to the concert, click here

For information on the "Gala" in conjunction with "Sunday Salon with George"; "a dinner and a swingin' good time", at the home of George C. Wolfe,
Sunday October 5th
, click here.

Luther Henderson’s arrangements and orchestration, especially his special talent for creating music for choreographic movements, changed the music of Broadway forever. The Luther Henderson Scholarship to support the higher education of future orchestrators, arrangers, composers and conductors, will ensure that future generations of musical artists will continue to hone their talents in this tradition.

This once-in-a-lifetime concert entitled "Spreadin’ Rhythm Around", will be directed by the Tony Award winning director George C. Wolfe and will feature song stylist Nancy Wilson, the distinguished Canadian Brass Quintet, noted dancer Savion Glover, as well as several other great artists who worked with Luther during his illustrious career.

Concert proceeds will support:
The Endowed Scholarship Fund at The Juilliard School honoring Luther Henderson’s contributions to American music:

Ticket Information:

Tickets may be purchased on line or by mail.

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Tickets @ $100 and $250 can be purchased at the
Juilliard School box office, Mon – Fri, 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
(65th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts)

For information about the "Sunday Salon" with George,
go to page (2)

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or call (212) 247-8705