On Wednesday, Genius for Men conference founder Alisha Lola Jones announced the 2012 recipients of the Genius for Men Honors. Among the honorees is the esteemed conductor and composer, Darin Atwater, founder and conductor of the Soulful Symphony.

The other honorees include the Boys and Girls Club of Greater D. C., Impact Your World, activist and journalist Jeff Johnson, Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III of Trinity United Church of Christ, Byron Nichols of BNFit Personal Fitness, designers Bruce and Glen Proctor of BruceGlen and educator/arts activist Lamman Rucker of Black Gents Hollywood.


As an artistic director, pianist, composer, conductor and cultural advocate for the arts, Atwater has earned a distinguished international reputation in the performing arts. Specifically, he is revered for his unique approach to Read more

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