On Saturday May 1, 2021 Dance Alive National Ballet was so proud to be a part of the
Songs of the Heart Duke Ellington Sacred Music Concert
at the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention
featuring the Duke Ellington Orchestra and 1000 Voices of Florida Chorale

A beautiful and joyous afternoon at the Cade with an amazing orchestra , 1000 voices of Florida and Dance Alive National Ballet celebrating Duke Ellington’s 122nd birthday in “Songs from the Heart: A sacred Music Concert”. The program helped generate funds to provide internet to Gainesville Housing Authority residents – providing children access to online learning resources. Bravo to Churches of the Gainesville Community, the Cade and Community Foundation of North Central Florida along with all the artists who donated their time and gifts. Pictured Dance Alive’s Artistic Executive Director,  Kim Tuttle, Assistant Artistic Director and dancer Andre Valladon. DANB principal Emilia Leon, corps member Sara Gleim and apprentice Leah Perine along with good friend, dancer, Horton expert, singer LaVern Porter Mitchell and music, arts educator Angela Terrell.

So good to work together for this project! JOY!

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