Women of the World is an ensemble of exceptional women from every continent. Hailing from the United States, Pakistan, Japan, Zimbabwe, Italy, Greece, Brazil, and more, these singers create rich tapestries of culture and sound as they perform both original and traditional songs. Based at Berklee, Women of the World plan to share their unique performance with a broad span of audiences in the coming year. This concert is presented by Harvard Longwood Campus and takes place at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Annette Philip is an Indian vocalist, composer/arranger, recording artist, and choir conductor who thrives on experimenting with the human voice. In 2003, she cofounded Artistes Unlimited (AU) in New Delhi, a performing arts ensemble promoting collaboration among musicians in the city. With a vast, genre-spanning repertoire, AU is now India's largest and most diverse youth platform for musicians, with a rotating lineup of over 250 artists.
Philip was the 2009 Berklee recipient of the Sylvia Zunz Memorial Scholarship, awarded for her commitment to learning and performing music from the Great American Songbook tradition. She is currently recording and performing with her own jazz fusion ensemble, the Annette Philip Quintet, as well as the Boston-based vocal group Women of the World and the Makanda Project big band. A recent Berklee graduate, Philip is also an established recording artist, lending her voice to albums, jingles, and voiceovers in nine languages.
The lead voice for many of New England's eclectic world, jazz, and funk groups, Rajdulari hails from Boston and is a 10-year veteran of the local performance scene. Her credits include such venues as jazz clubs Regattabar, Ryles, and Scullers as well as the Emerson Majestic Theater, Hynes Convention Center, and the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum. She is featured on many compilations along such performers as award-winning pianist George W. Russell.
Rajdulari has performed as a member of the eight-piece, all-female world music band Zili Misik (winners of the ROCKRGRL/Berklee All-Female Battle of the Bands), the David Zoffer Differential, Guy Mendilow, and currently with her own band, the Rajdulari Jazz Project. The David Zoffer Differential's debut album and Zili Misik's two albums are in stores now. This concert is presented by Harvard Longwood Campus and takes place at Harvard Medical School.