Our multicultural music ensemble exemplifies our work of arts diplomacy by uniting artists from Iran, Afghanistan, Cuba, Morocco, India, Israel and the United States for cross-cultural collaborative performances, music education and humanitarian work.
Genesis Academy for Global Leadership
A 360 degree living-learning boarding community for high school students, slated to open in 2017 to develop youth for global leadership.
Arm Them With Instruments
Arm Them with Instruments brings gently-used instruments and professional music education to at-risk youth living through conflict and/or challenged circumstances, helping channel passion into constructive rather than potentially destructive activities.
A Musical and Culinary Journey
WBEZ Terrace – Navy Pier, Chicago
UPCOMING EVENT. A musical and culinary journey from the Balkans through the Middle East and North Africa to Brazil as we trace the cultural crossroads of Sevdah, the music of love.
September 17th, 2015
Come join us for a provocative discussion on human rights/human development. Explore the role the arts can play in shaping a humanistic society – with a Saffron Caravan performance.
July 20th, 2015
Come join us for a provocative discussion on human rights/human development. Explore the role the arts can play in shaping a humanistic society.
March 23rd, 2013
Recently, WBEZ radio in Chicago did a program on Genesis at the Crossroads. Listen to the interview here.