PHOEBE LEGERE fronts a family-friendly ensemble that blends elements of Acadian, Abenaki, Cajun, jazz, country, folk and blues into a spicy gumbo. A standard bearer of the Abenaki/Acadian renaissance, Legere is descended from one of the original Acadian families in North America, she is a direct desendent of Madockawando, and a Mayflower descendent several times over. She is a citizen of Turtle Island, equally Canadian and American, white and Native. Phoebe Legere is a walker between worlds. She is a community activist and Executive Director of the Foundation for New American Art, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. FFNA brings music and art to the children of underserved communities. FFNA is an underwriter of Theater for the New City's Arts-in-Education afterschool program; FFNA is provides scholarships to the DelRay Arts Garage's Art in Sound Chorus for low-income children, provides support, materials and teachers for South Mountain Art Camp on Ruhe Farm. For more information about FFNA's Lower East Side Children's Chorus write to firstname.lastname@example.org Phoebe Legere plays seven instruments. She is a virtuoso piano player, an award-winning accordion player, a folk blues guitar stylist, a powerhouse vocalist, and an award-winning songwriter. Her recent play SPEED QUEEN at Dixon Place was a triumph.
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