“Pamoja: Transmissions of Togetherness” - Telematic Music Concert

By Jessica Colaço
  Published 03 Apr 2012
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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.
“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.
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