Recipients of the: Legacy Award in Music Education

Olander Robinson

Olander Robinson continued studying music at Alabama State University and earned a degree in music education with a piano concentration. He served as one of the founders and directors of the Capital City Youth Choir; a choir centered in Montgomery that involved hundreds of area youth.

Olander Robinson was born in Grove Hill, Alabama, and is the sixth of seven children. He began studying music by joining the middle school band and later took interest in the piano.

Robinson worked at Sidney Lanier High School as the Music Department Head and Choral Director. The choir travelled to perform in several cities across the United States, presented various concerts in the local area, and consistently earned Superior ratings at local and national choral competitions. Robinson later released a recording of original gospel and inspirational music with the Sidney Lanier High School Choir. Robinson has performed as music director for many dramatic productions, "It is as He Said," "Kaleidoscope" and "The Trial."

Olander Robinson currently serves as Minister of Music at First Baptist Church of Greater Washington Park. He presently works privately with high school senior music students to prepare them for college auditions and is the Educational Consultant for the Wiregrass Youth Choral Society based in Dothan, Alabama.

Alabama State University

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Upcoming and Recent Programs

Sunday, August 17, 2014

11th Annual Patrons & Donors Reception

Sunday, August 17, 2014 | 3 – 5 p.m.
The National Center
1345 Carter Hill Road | Montgomery, Alabama

For more information, call 334-229-4824 or 334-229-4106.

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January 26 - May 31, 2014

Black Women During the Reconstruction Period

A juried exhibition from members of the National Alliance Of Artists from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (NAAHBCU)

Exhibit dates:
January 26 - May 31, 2014 (excluding holidays)

Where:
1345 Carter Hill Road | Montgomery, Alabama

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