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Women of the World

Start Date: October 04 7:30 PM
This event is open to the public

The Phillips Academy Music Department presents Women of the World. The performance, free and open to the public will be held on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Cochran Chapel. 

Women of the World is a Boston-based collective of women musicians. Hailing from Japan, India, Italy, Haiti, Mexico, and the United States, the core singers and their eclectic band perform original and traditional folk music in over 17 languages from across the globe.

Since 2008, the ensemble has received accolades and collaborated with many renowned artists including Bobby McFerrin, Angelique Kidjo, Mario Frangoulis, and the Boston Pops Orchestra led by Maestro Keith Lockhart. With tours in Japan and the North American region, including performances at the Blue Note Jazz Club, Carnegie Hall, Boston’s Symphony Hall, and features at the Beantown Jazz Festival, TEDxBoston and United Nations events, Women of the World continues to spread the message of peace and unity through music.

Women of the World was born from a dream to bring women musicians from across the globe onto a common creative platform. Women who not only work and perform together, but who learn from each other, exploring each other’s culture, language, food and traditions by interacting closely on a daily basis.