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Cheyney University Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day at the Phillies Game

May 5, 2011

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Cheyney's Marching Band and Cheerleaders take over the field at Citizens Bank Park on April 15. Cheyney University students, alumni and staff enjoyed the game.

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The Cheyney University Concert Choir & Cheyney University Soulful Marching Band participated in Jackie Robinson Night at the Philadelphia Phillies' Pre-Game Ceremonies on Friday, April 15, at Citizens Bank Ball Park.


The choir, directed by Marques Garrett, sang the National Anthem, and the Band performed under the direction of Professor Allen Gardner.


Cheyney’s band program offers a rich and rigorous environment for music majors and non-music majors to grow aesthetically through preparation, musical instruction, and performance. Students are given the opportunity to achieve the program’s goal to educate, elevate, and entertain themselves and various audiences through the variety of venues available to University band participants.