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Freedom Sings™ performance photos, 2005-06 dates


Freedom Sings band in performance.

Performances of Freedom Sings™ combine narration, video, photographs and live music in a fast-paced, entertaining and inspirational celebration of the First Amendment and free expression.

The musical and multi-media performances feature narrators including Gene Policinski, First Amendment Center executive director, Diversity Institute Director Robbie Morganfield and Freedom Sings author Ken Paulson, with a cast of hit songwriters and award-winning singers and other musicians.

Shonka Dukureh, left, and Jonell Mosser collaborate on a ballad.

The video clips, graphics and storytelling portray the history of music censorship in the United States from the 18th century to today. Along the way, the Freedom Sings performance teaches about all five freedoms of the First Amendment — speech, press, religion, assembly and petition.

These photos were taken during various Freedom Sings performances in several locations.

Music Director Bill Lloyd.

2005-06 Freedom Sings events

2005

Jan. 21: Kentucky Press Association (Louisville)
Jan. 27: Minnesota Press Association (Bloomington)
March 7: University of Miami (Florida)
March 22: Free Spirit conference (McLean, Va.)
May 20: Chips Quinn conference (Arlington, Va.)
July 7: First Amendment Schools conference (Arlington)
Aug. 21: Vanderbilt University freshmen orientation (Nashville, Tenn.)
Sept. 25: Diversity Institute conference (Nashville)
Oct. 04: Belmont University (Nashville)
Oct. 25: Community event hosted by the News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)

Craig Krampf.

2006

Jan. 17: Wartburg University (Waverly, Iowa)
Jan. 27: Michigan Press Association (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
March 1: Western Oregon University (Monmouth, Ore.)
March 21: Free Spirit conference (Arlington, Va.)
March 29: Fisk University (Nashville, Tenn.)
April 5: State University New York-Fredonia (Fredonia, N.Y.)
April 18: Eastern Kentucky University (Richmond)
April 25: Emory University (Atlanta)
April 27: Arts & Business Partnership Annual Summit (Mt. Laurel, N.J.)
May 19: South Dakota Press Association (Vermillion)
July 13: California Newspaper Publishers conference (Universal City)



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