|Event||Pratt Institute’s 129th Commencement|
|Ensemble||The Marsalis Family|
|Date||Wednesday, May 16th, 2018|
|Time||10:00am – 11:00am|
|Venue||Radio City Music Hall|
|Address||1260 6th Ave|
|Location||New York, NY, United States|
On Wednesday, May 16, Pratt Institute degree candidates will gather in their caps and gowns at Radio City Music Hall in the heart of Manhattan, where the graduation ceremony will be held during Pratt Institute’s 129th Commencement. The Institute will commemorate the achievements of more than 1,000 graduating students at the iconic venue and confer their degrees during the ceremony, which will begin at 10 AM. The 2018 celebration will mark the first Commencement for the Institute’s new president, Frances Bronet.
This year, honorary degrees will be awarded to installation and conceptual artist Jenny Holzer, jazz pianist and music educator Ellis Marsalis Jr., and Shelby White and Leon Levy Director of the Brooklyn Museum Anne Pasternak, who will be the keynote speaker at the ceremony.
Live webcast on pratt.edu
- Branford Marsalis – tenor sax, soprano sax
- Delfeayo Marsalis – trombone
- Jason Marsalis – drums
- Ellis Marsalis – piano
- Noah Jackson – bass
- Twelve’s It