International Outreach

International Women’s Day in Nicaragua! 

By |March 8th, 2016|

Since 2011 INTAKE has been celebrating women in the arts trough a concert on International Women’s day. A lot of our audiences in the United States were not aware of this important date of the influence of women composers, performers, and artists.


Field work and immersion in Afro-Ecuadorian traditional music

By |August 6th, 2015|

What do artists do during the day? What are their houses like? How did they start playing an instrument? Did they come from a musical family? What kind of artistic resources did their hometown offer them? And most importantly, HOW will this unique art form be preserved? […]

New project Announcement- Afro-traditional music research

By |July 1st, 2015|

We are delighted to be writing from Quito-Ecuador at this time! INTAKE is proud to continue our international partnership with the United States Embassy in Ecuador since 2010 and to have the opportunity to follow-up and go deeply into a long-dreamed project incorporating afro-Ecuadorian, African-American, and afro-Caribbean roots, cultures and their diverse forms of expressions through music. […]

INTAKE’S work will be proudly supported by the United States embassy in Nicaragua

By |June 19th, 2015|

Today was a tremendous day for The Sister City Project of Norwalk/Nagarote. The Sister City Project of Norwalk/Nagarote is a partnership between the people of Nagarote, Nicaragua and the Greater Norwalk Area of Connecticut that focuses on sustainable community development and breaking the cycle of poverty for the most disadvantaged children in Nagarote. Today we celebrated with them their completed twenty-nine successful years of partnership!

Full house for the international premiere of ” Compadre Huashayo” at the Casa de la Cultura”!!

By |July 30th, 2014|

Last night, audience members packed the house for the premiere of “Compadre Huashayo”! The documentary screening, panel discussion and concert represented a mixture of Ecuadorian, Afro Ecuadorian and North American music and culture. […]

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