World Music Institute
World Music Institute has served as the leading presenter of world music and dance within the United States. For the past 30 years, WMI has built the most comprehensive concert series of diverse music and dance performances, presenting the finest in traditional and contemporary music and dance from around the world. WMI aims to enrich the lives of people living in New York by promoting awareness of other cultures and their traditions. Through powerful programming, WMI is creating a movement that promotes awareness and engagement of other cultures, helping to encourage deeper understanding of communities around the globe.
The 2017 season features performances by acclaimed Spanish composer, guitarist, producer and 10-time Grammy winner Javier Limón as well as Carlos Núñez, the world’s most famous player of the gaita, the bagpipes of Galicia.