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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / April 3, 2012

“Pamoja: Transmissions of Togetherness” – Telematic Music Concert

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 “Pamoja: Transmissions of Togetherness” 
Thursday, 12 April 2012
6:00 PM
Attend in-person or view webcast online:   https://mtech.smusic.nyu.edu/~live/
‘Pamoja’ is Swahili for ‘Together’. A telematic concert for peace featuring professional musicians in Nairobi, Kenya and the NYU Global Telematic Music Ensemble.
This is the first known telematic music concert with an African country. Telematic music is live performance via the Internet by musicians in different geographic locations.
Program:
“Invocation for Pamoja” by Sarah Weaver
“As a Plant Grows” by Nic Handahl
A new call & response piece for peace composed by Obuya and Mbuvi.
Nairobi, Kenya
Location – iHub Technology Innovation Center, 4th floor, Bishop Magua Centre, Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya

Personnel – Bridget McGraw—coordinator, Victor Mbuvi—voice, Maureen Obadha—voice, Nyakio Munyinyi—percussion, Obuya—percussion, Riq Mbuvi—technology, Paul Muchene—technology.

New York, USA
Location – New York University, Steinhardt School, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, 35 W. 4th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY, USA
Personnel – NYU Global Telematic Music Ensemble. Sarah Weaver, director – conductor, composer, technology. Nic Handahl, flute, composer, Yngvil Vatn Guttu, trumpet, Spencer Hale, trombone, Allen Fogelsanger, piano, laptop, Patrick Swoboda, bass, Rebecca Reid, drumset, Kwan Kim, technology, Rishabh Natarajan, technology.

For more information, contact Bridget McGraw NunyoBidnett@gmail.com

Author : Jessica Colaço

Jessica Colaço is currently the Director of Partnerships at iHub. She was the Founding Manager between 2010 and 2011 at iHub and Research Director between 2011 and 2013 at iHub Research. She is passionate about Innovation, Research, Mobile and Robotics Technology, Mentorship and Entrepreneurship in Kenya as she uses her position at iHub to court local, regional and international stakeholders to adopt Kenyan-made and African-made solutions. As an upcoming angel investor, she courts local and international investors to invest in great tech ideas and companies at idea and concept stage. She is also a Mobile and Robotics Tech Evangelist, Co-Founder of WMIAfrica and AkiraChix, ISOC-Kenya Chapter, Treasurer, ACM-W Nairobi Chapter Chair, TED Global Fellow 2009 and upcoming Guitarist. She was named one of the top 40 women under 40 years in Kenya's business scene by Business Daily on 2009, 2011 and 2012. Her endeavour is to put Kenya and Africa on the map for technology achievements and spur innovation within the country and continent! She blogs at: www.jessicacolaco.wordpress.com


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