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Grammy-Winning Musician Joanne Shenandoah to Perform at STLCC-Meramec

March 27, 2014

Joanne Shenandoah  
Joanne Shenandoah

Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Joanne Shenandoah will perform 2:30-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in Room 102 of the Humanities West building on the campus of St. Louis Community College-Meramec, 11333 Big Bend Road.

Shenandoah is an Iroquois singer, composer and acoustic guitarist. She is a member of the Wolf Clan of the Oneida Nation, of the Haudenosaunee Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy. Her music is a combination of traditional songs and melodies with a blend of traditional and contemporary instrumentation.

Shenandoah has performed at five presidential inaugurations, the Vatican, Woodstock ’94, Madison Square Garden, the White House, and at venues throughout the world. She has won more than 40 music awards, including a record 13 Native American Music awards.

Legendary musician and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Neil Young said, “Shenandoah is one of the finest tributes to Native American music and culture.”

Shenandoah released her latest album, “Nature Dance,” in December 2013.

Doors open at 2 p.m. for the performance. Admission is free. Seating is limited and on a first-come basis.

For information on her performance, call 314-984-7689.