Music Can Bring Hope, Says Harry Connick Jr.

By webadmin on 05:54 pm Feb 22, 2010
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Harry Connick Jr. told students at the White House on Sunday that music can get people through the darkest times — even a disaster like Hurricane Katrina, which devastated his hometown of New Orleans in 2005.

The Grammy-winning composer and singer was welcomed to the White House by first lady Michelle Obama, who invited him to perform for members of a Washington elementary school glee club. Connick co-founded the Musicians’ Village in New Orleans, which helped provide housing for displaced musicians after Katrina. 

AP