Boulanger Initiative Hosts WoCo Fest 2023: Awaken Featuring Roomful of Teeth

By Afton Wooten

The Boulanger Initiative will host WoCo Fest 2023: Awaken on May 5 -6 in Washington D.C. The Grammy® award-winning ensemble Roomful of Teeth headline.

The fifth annual event will feature the Stone Ridge Upper School Chorus and other multi-genre performances. Presentations include Dr. Leah Claiborne on Black American Women composers, a panel discussion on Boulanger Initiative’s new database, and yoga with live music, and more.

“I am beyond thrilled to celebrate our fifth-annual festival with this stellar lineup of artists from across the DMV and the country. We’re excited to highlight underperformed women composers from the past in celebration of the recent launch of our database, and present the mindblowing artistry of Roomful of Teeth. This will be a truly extraordinary celebration of music by women and gender marginalized composers,” said Laura Colgate Boulanger Initiative Executive/Artistic Director & Co-Founder, in an official press statement.