The choir comprises of 35 members from different high Schools and colleges with ages ranging from 14 to 26 years of age. The choir's repertoire is of a wide range, from Maasai and Samburu chants to contemporary songs from around Africa and not forgetting the regular corpus of European and American choral repertoire with other classics from around the world. In the home country Kenya, audiences throng their concerts to hear renditions of songs favourite among Kenya's 42 main ethnic groups.
From humble beginnings with folky-pop ballad I’m Like A Bird, Nelly Furtado has proved herself as one of the driving forces in female R’n’B. Known for her musical eclecticism, experimenting with styles as diverse as pop, hip-hop, R’n’B and Latin, it’s her unique, Hispanic-tinged voice that has gained her most notoriety. In 2006, she won the Best Female Rock/Pop Act at the World Music Awards, gaining a place next to musical royalty Madonna, Beyonce and Kanye West.
'Young, angry, with something to shout about, their music is somewhere between post-Slint, with instrumental guitar work and full on Fugazi/Minor Threat punk rock of the nastiest degree.' (La Belle Angele)
Canadian Dallas Green's alter ego, because his name is in fact a city followed by a, erm, colour. His accolades include Songwriter Of The Year – Juno Awards 2009, Best new Solo Artist in the Rock Category at the Canadian Radio Music Awards, and Last FM's Artist Of The Week in June 2010. City and Colour's live shows have sold out thousand-seat venues across his native North America and respectably-sized European shows weeks in advance, including an April 2011 performance at the UK's treasured Royal Albert Hall, which sold out in mere hours.
Nikki Yanofsky is poised to break out as one of 2011's most exciting new artists with her love of jazz, blues, R&B, soul, and traditional pop. A national treasure in her native Canada, Nikki was the standout musical performer at the 2010 Winter Olympics, with performances during the opening and closing ceremonies to a worldwide audience of over 3.2 billion. She is the youngest ever jazz singer to have a major recording contract, and earned her first No.1 hit single with I Believe – Canadian TV's Official Song for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics.