Awet Andemicael

Musician, Writer, Consultant & Educator

Awet Andemicael works primarily at the intersection of music and theology, with a strong emphasis on social transformation. She is active as a musician, writer, consultant and educator. As a concert soprano, she has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Boston’s Symphony Hall, Disney Hall in Los Angeles, the Tanglewood and Ravinia Festivals, and in other venues across the United States, in Europe, Japan, and South Africa.

As a writer, Awet has written on the arts and refugees, including a study for the UNHCR entitled “Positive energy: A review of the role of artistic activities in refugee camps.”

She has also published several scholarly articles and book chapters on Christian theology, music, social justice, and interfaith dialogue.

She has served as a lecturer at Yale’s Institute of Sacred Music (ISM) and the Université Chrétienne Bilingue du Congo (UCBC) in Beni, DR Congo, as well as teaching taught workshops and masterclass in the United States and Europe.

Awet holds degrees from Harvard University, UC Irvine, Yale Divinity School, and the University of Notre Dame, and is currently a doctoral candidate at Yale University.

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