May 17, 2013

In This Week’s News: May 12-17

Black Enterprise online magazine profiled Carlton Douglas Ridenhour, B.F.A. ’84 on his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Ridenhour, aka Chuck D, of Public Enemy fame will receive an Honorary Doctorate at Adelphi University’s Sunday’s 117th commencement ceremony where he will also be a featured speaker.

Newsday featured a review of the HBO Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction which will air on Saturday, May 18 at 8:00 p.m. on the pay cable channel. The show features the induction of rapper Carlton Douglas Ridenhour, B.F.A. ’84.

Long Island Baldwin High School’s band director Scott Dunn had been looking for a “modern day Mozart,” he said, “someone who could compose band music that would help expand and give depth to the [band] repertoire so that it would be on par with symphonic music.” His journey ended once meeting Adelphi University Professor Paul Moravec, a 2004 Pulitzer Prize winner and recent Guggenheim award winner.  The story on Moravec’s composition for Dunn’s project was profiled in the The Freeport-Baldwin Leader.

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