On Saturday, October 6, Trinity Choir and staff member Jonathan Woody was recognized by Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center
. The museum honored him with the Cultural Horizons Award 2012 for Outstanding Contribution to Music in our Culture.
Woody is a native of Prince George’s County in Maryland, which borders Washington DC. The museum held its first annual gala to help with construction of a new facility.
“It was really a very nice event,” said Woody. The theme of the gala was “Celebrating Music in Our Culture.” It was emceed by a local news anchor and honored local community organizations as well.
Woody’s family still lives in Prince George’s County, and his father, Curtis Woody, currently has an exhibition at the museum called A Struggle for Dignity: An Artistic Exploration of Slavery and Emancipation.
Jonathan Woody is Music Librarian for Trinity’s Music and the Arts Department, and has sung bass in the Choir of Trinity Wall Street for two years. He is currently performing on Sundays and in the Bach at One