Internationally acclaimed vocal ensemble Windborne is a group of vocal
chameleons who specialize in close harmony singing, shifting effortlessly
between drastically different styles of traditional music within the same
concert. Their musical knowledge spans many continents and cultures, but
they remain deeply rooted in American folk singing traditions. Praised for
"the purity of their voices, strength of their material, and attention to
detail in their arrangements," Lynn Mahoney Rowan, Will Thomas Rowan,
Lauren Breunig, and Jeremy Carter-Gordon share a vibrant energy onstage -
their connection to each other and to the music clearly evident. They
educate as they entertain, telling stories about the music and explaining
the characteristics and stylistic elements of the traditions in which they
The four Windborne singers grew up immersed in the traditional song and dance
communities of New England and discovered a love of world folk music in their
teens. Over the past decade, Windborne has sought out masters of traditional
singing styles in the US and around the world to study a variety of vocal music.
Through these collaborations, they have developed the vocal agility and
authentic sound for which they are known. Their dynamic concert programs include
songs from Corsica, the Republic of Georgia, Bulgaria, Quebec, and Basque country,
as well as traditional and original American folk music. They believe deeply in
the power of music to change hearts.
The group was catapulted to new heights when a clip of them singing in protest outside
Trump tower went viral, and their Indiegogo for the project raised 1,600% of its
goal from 2,600 people in every State and 22 countries.
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