This concert is part of a North Carolina Black History Month Residency for Imani Winds proposed to be funded by the NEA.
IN HONOR OF
Imani Winds regularly performs in prominent international concert venues, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, Walt Disney Hall and the Kimmel Center. Their touring schedule has taken them throughout the Asian continent, Brazil, Australia, England, New Zealand and across Europe. Their national and international presence include performances at chamber music series in Boston, New York, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Philadelphia and Houston. Festival performances include Chamber Music Northwest, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, the Ravinia Festival, Chautauqua, Banff Centre and Angel Fire.
2022 GRAMMY NOMINEES
THE IMANI WINDS
Sunday, February 26, 2023
1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
SECU Auditorium - NC Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Rd. Raleigh, NC 27607
The program will include a Jessie Montgomery composition inspired by her great-grandfather’s migration from the American south to the north, as well as socially conscious music by Andy Akiho, designed to be performed both on the concert stage and in front of immigrant detention centers throughout the country.
Their latest album "BRUITS" is nominated for a GRAMMY AWARD - Watch Sunday, April 3 on CBS17!
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Celebrating over two decades of music
making, the twice Grammy nominated
Imani Winds has led both a revolution
and evolution of the wind quintet through their dynamic playing, adventurous programming, imaginative collaborations and outreach endeavors that have inspired audiences of all ages and backgrounds