Biography



A native of Uganda, East Africa; Samuel Nalangirla is a folk/world musician, dancer and choreographer who has been performing since his childhood and teaching since the age of 15. He has toured across Europe, United States, Canada and Asia performing and leading workshops in schools, universities, festivals and community centers.
He is a multi instrumentalist and a master at many traditional instruments including the Adungu from northern Uganda, Akogo from Eastern Uganda, Endingidi, percussion and Ngoni. He has also developed a unique approach and personal techniques on most of these instruments and, in combination with soaring voice; his music carries a true identity of the sub Saharan skies.

In 2018, with children from Uganda, Samuel Nalangirla choreographed and led the DANCE OF HOPE production across the United States with featured performances at LEAF festival NC and Lotus Blossoms IN.