‘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.
A new call & response piece for peace composed by Obuya and Mbuvi.
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.