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Florida Avenue Baptist Church 150th Anniversary Emancipation Proclamation Concert

On Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 5:00 PM, the Florida Avenue Baptist Church (FABC) commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, with Emancipation Jubilation an original composition by Mr. William H. Sydnor, Sr., FABC Minister of Music. Featured are an ensemble of musicians from the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and the combined choirs of FABC and other churches of the Shaw neighborhood.

Now in its 2nd year, as a part of NSO’s 2013 “In Your Neighborhood” series, the Florida Avenue Baptist Church’s Emancipation Jubilation Concert is one of more than thirty events by twenty partnering organizations taking place in the U Street, Howard University, Shaw, and Logan Circle communities. All events are free and open to the public, but some venues may have a food or drink minimum.  All events take place between Tuesday, January 8 and Monday, January 14.

Location:         Florida Avenue Baptist Church

Address:          623 Florida Avenue, NW (across the street from the Howard Theatre)

Date/Time:      Sunday, January 13, 2013 from 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Admission:      Free and open to the public

Contact:          (202) 667 – 3409

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