Women of the World is an award-winning international a cappella quartet that performs original and
traditional folk music with a contemporary twist, in 29
languages. The four singers represent
Japan, Italy,India, and USA (by way of
Haiti). Despite differences in their upbringing, language, religion, ethnicity, food,and music, they are bound by one unique desire: to
explore sounds, rhythms, and musical vocabulary
from all over the world.
Since 2008, Women of the World has journeyed through the music of Africa, South America, Asia and
Europe, presenting audiences an exhilaratingexperience through chants, story telling, dance, mouth percussion, and improvisation.
Mentored by Grammy-award winning maestro,Bobby McFerrin, Women of the World have also collaborated with powerhouse American songstress Nona Hendryx, African vocal icon Angelique Kidjo, Greek classical artist
Mario Frangoulis, and the Boston Pops Orchestra led by maestro conductor Keith Lockhart.
Women of the World is Ayumi Ueda, Annette Philip, Débo Ray, and Giorgia Renosto.