Join in the celebration when West Chester University’s WCU Live! performing arts series continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the internationally acclaimed NOBUNTU, an all-female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe. The show is on Saturday, November 16, at 7:30 p.m., in the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building, 700 S. High Street, West Chester. Tickets range from $15 - $27 and are available at www.wcupatix.com or 610-436-2266.
NOBUNTU has drawn international acclaim for its joyous and celebratory performances that range from traditional Zimbabwean songs to Afro Jazz to Gospel. Five strong female voices are beautifully blended in a cappella harmonies, enhanced with traditional percussion and dance movements.
NOBUNTU has performed world-wide, including the countries of Austria, Germany, Belgium, Czech Republic, and the United States. They have played in concert halls, theatres and performed at international festivals. Their second album, Ekhaya, won them a nomination for Best Musician of the Year at the Zimbabwe International Women Awards. The video of their lead single from Ekhaya went on to be Number 1 on the Top 10 Zimbabwean Music Video on DSTV’s Zambezi Magic TV. Their third album, Obabes beMbube, was released internationally in November, 2018.