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Buckhead Cascade City Links Hosted Their 11th Annual Musical Cascades

Local college students perform and receive scholarship awards from the Buckhead Cascade City Links

L to R: Link Gail Tusan Washington, Chapter President, Torey Best , Rayshon Bethune,  Antoine Griggs, Benjamin Tomlinson, Shaunise  Brown, Hanan Davis, Brielle Sims ,  Link Laura English-Robinson & Link Stephanie Russell
L to R: Link Gail Tusan Washington, Chapter President, Torey Best , Rayshon Bethune, Antoine Griggs, Benjamin Tomlinson, Shaunise Brown, Hanan Davis, Brielle Sims , Link Laura English-Robinson & Link Stephanie Russell

The Buckhead/Cascade City Chapter (BCCC) of The Links, Inc. presented  the 11th annual Musical Cascades 2013 classical music concert this past Saturday, Dec. 7 at Friendship Baptist Church.

The chapter gave $1,000 music education awards to four metro-Atlanta area Musical Arts students during a concert featuring their own musical performances. 

In its 11th year, the show featured live music from scholarship winners, as well as an explanation of the importance of the Arts and the drive, talent and resources needed for students to sustain their musical talent, in the winners’ own words.

"The “Musical Cascades 2013” showcases this year’s scholarship winners and brings together the Atlanta community in support of the arts, with a focus on the contributions and performances of persons of African ancestry," said event chair, Laura English -Robinson.  

As part of an overall Arts appreciation program, the BCCC Links Chapter celebrates, advocates and promotes arts and culture programs for youth and adult audiences. 

2013 Award Winners and Performers:

·         Torey Best, percussionist - Morehouse College

·         Rayshon Bethune, trumpet - Clark Atlanta University

·         Shaunise Brown, soprano - Spelman College

·         Antoine Griggs, baritone - Georgia State University

 About the Buckhead/Cascade City Chapter, Links Inc.

Organized in 1966, The Links, Incorporated is an international organization consisting of 270 chapters and 12,000 women who are committed to Leadership, Friendship and Service.  The Links, Incorporated was founded in 1946 and has made its name synonymous with effective programming through our four facets: Services to Youth, National Trends and Services, International Trends and Services, and The Arts. It is through our programs that we have impacted the lives of countless men, women and children all over the world. The Buckhead/Cascade City Chapter of The Links, Inc. was founded in 1996 and has engaged in civic, educational and intercultural activities to enhance the quality of life for African Americans.

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