WMI PLUS At Home features artist conversations and demonstrations, and takes a deeper dive into the musical traditions and instruments from around the world from the comfort and safety of your home. These talks are led by fellow musicians, journalists, scholars, radio hosts, DJs and ethnomusicologists.



Original Date Thursday, August 6, 2020 | Postponed to Friday, August 14 - 6 PM EDT


Colombian Harpist Edmar Castañeda with Ethnomusicologist Jay Loomis




WMI PLUS At Home Experiences are free of charge, but you must register to reserve your space. When registering online, please be sure to complete your reservation by selecting the PROCESS ORDER button on the REVIEW page. You will receive an email confirmation once your registration is complete, followed by a second email confirmation with the link to the event.


Only registered participants will receive email instructions on how to join the event via Zoom online. 


Charismatic Colombian harpist, Edmar Castañeda will play music and talk with ethnomusicologist Jay Loomis about his musical journey of bringing Colombian and Venezuelan harp music to the world’s stage, as well as his collaborations with other musicians from genres such as jazz and classical. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.






WMI PLUS and WMI PLUS At Home experiences are supported by a Grant from Con Edison