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Monday, April 29, 2013

The Idisi are special musical guests -Saturday May 18th 2013...please join us!

2013 Annual Benefit Concert
Voices of The Woods - Honoring Trees - a Vital Resource
The Women’s Drum Center is proud to announce that they will be hosting their Annual Benefit Concert titled “Voices of the Woods” on Saturday May 18, 2013 at Augsburg College, Sateren Auditorium from 7 to 9 pm.
This annual concert benefits the nonprofit parent organization. The event includes a silent auction and concert. The silent auction starts at 6:00 pm and the concert runs from 7:00-9:00 pm.
This concert will celebrate trees and express the need to sustain trees to ensure the health of people and the world. The performances will include songs, stories, drums, percussion, marimba and more instruments that connect with the concert title: Voices of The Woods.
Performers from the Women’s Drum Center will include Drumheart the Center’s performing ensemble, Center instructor’s and a selection of class participants from the Center. Special guest performers will be the Mu Diako community Taiko Group and The Idisi .
Mu Daiko and its student group, Mu Community Taiko Group, form one wing of Mu Performing Arts, the Midwest's premier Asian American performing arts company. Founded in 1997, Mu Daiko continues to celebrate and connect its powerful, dramatic and lyrical drumming style with audiences across Minnesota and surrounding states.
Idisi Choir is a gathering of women intent on singing and opening the world up to the sonic healing, especially that of the Divine Feminine. They come together with great love, respect, and honor among themselves as artists. The choir is on a powerful journey of Joy, Love, and Light that they want to share with their audiences.
Tickets for the concert are available at BrownPaperTickets, and the day of the concert. Ticket Prices in advance: Adults: $15. Ticket Prices at the door: Adults: $20, Seniors/Students: $12, Family: $30 ( 2 adults / 3 children) Children 5 and under: Free.
The mission of the Women’s Drum Center is to provide opportunities for women and girls to learn, teach, and play percussion together and to energize the community at large through our performing. World music is emphasized at the center.

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