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Pamoja: Transmissions of TogethernessAnyone

  • Venue: iHub
  • Date: Thursday 12th April 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm
  • Ends: 8:00pm

“Pamoja: Transmissions of Togetherness” 

Thursday, 12 April 2012
6:00 PM
Attend in-person or view webcast online:
‘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.
“Invocation for Pamoja” by Sarah Weaver
“As a Plant Grows” by Nic Handahl
“Wakenya Pamoja” a song for peace after 2007-8 post-election violence.
Call and Response Arrangement by the Nairobi Musicians.
Nairobi, Kenya
Location – iHub Technology Innovation Center, 4th floor, Bishop Magua Centre, Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya
Personnel – Bridget McGraw, coordinator. Victor Mbuvi, voice, Lydia Ndwiga, voice, Nyakio Munyinyi, percussion, Raymond Mackenzie, kiringongo (xylophone), chivoti (flute), kayamba (shaker), drums, 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