Faith Conant (M.A. Ethnomusicology, Tufts University) did her ethnomusicology research as a Fulbright scholar in Togo, West Africa, where she studied and performed with the Adjogbo Habobo of the Adjigo of Lome. She performed and taught Ewe music and dance in the Boston-based Agbekor Society with David Locke for over twenty years. She has been a guest instructor at Stanford University, New England Conservatory, Berklee school of music, and the Conservatorio Cherubini in Florence, Italy, and is currently a lecturer in the music department at Brandeis University. She is especially interested in the music, poetry and languages of Togo, Ghana, Benin, and Haiti.