29:11 promotes mutual cultural appreciation and exchange. In addition to offering meaningful exposure to African music, 29:11 welcomes opportunities to collaborate with local music groups of all genres. Some past collaborations include the Minnesota Orchestra, Minnesota Chorale, Dessa, Gauteng Choristers, Robert Robinson, Darnell Davis, Voices of Hope (Shakopee Women’s Prison), and many others.
In addition to performing, 29:11 engages with students of all ages through educational programs at schools. Their offerings include musical experiences, workshops, sharing history of Africa, discussing racial injustice and racial reconciliation. Appeared in over thirty primary, secondary and post-secondary schools including Breck, North High School, Concordia University in Saint Paul, and University of Minnesota.
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Cultural exchange is occurring even after the music stops. While on tour, 29:11 musicians are hosted by local families and build strong relationships within the communities they visit. While in Cape Town, 29:11 enthusiastically hosts students, musicians, donors, and others on a continuous basis throughout the year.
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