The mission of Nairobi Chamber Chorus (NCC) is to enable young Kenyans to participate in a high quality musical forum from which they can build their careers or expand their realm of knowledge and interest in the arts.
Since its inception, over 70 young people have participated and many are now leading musicians in Kenya, performing and teaching music across the country and beyond.
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The Nairobi Chamber Chorus will tour South East USA from October 10th to October 18th 2015 with planned stops in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Florida. Their U.S. hosts will be The Festival Singers of Florida who will perform with the NCC during the tour.
October 10, 8:00 p.m., Concert—Georgia State University’s Kopleff Recital Hall
October 11, 11:00 a.m. Worship Service—Second-Ponce De Leon Baptist Church, 2715 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30305
October 12, 7:30 p.m. Concert—University of Mississippi Ford Center
October 14, 7:30 p.m. , Concert—Memorial Presbyterian Church 2130 Bell Rd, Montgomery, AL 36117
October 15, 7:30 p.m., Concert—Trinity United Methodist Church, 12 West Park Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32301
There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself."
Johann Sebastian Bach
"To play without passion is inexcusable!"
Ludwig van Beethoven
"Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind."
Nairobi Chamber Chorus
Brief about our director, patron and singers.
Ken Wakia studied Choral Directing with Dr. JoMichael Scheibe at the University of Miami in Florida, USA as a Fulbright scholar. He is a familiar figure on the Nairobi and international classical music scene as an educator, singer and conductor.