Internationally known drummer and teacher Ubaka Hill’s performance and teaching venues have included decades of leading the Drumsong Orchestra at the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, June Millington’s Institute for the Musical Arts, the Chicago Historical Society’s groundbreaking Women, Womyn, Grrls and Kings program, and countless others. Honors include the Harriet Tubman/Sojourner Truth/Ida B. Wells Outstanding Community Service in the Arts & Culture Award, and the Digging Up Sistah Roots for Outstanding Contribution to Community Arts Award from Brooklyn Borough Circle of Voices. She is the founder/director of Drumsong Institute of Women’s Drumming Traditions, the first known museum and archive collection of drums, percussive instruments, books, recordings, and visual art focused specifically on female drummers. In 1995, she created the Drumsong Orchestra. In 2010, Hill launched the Million Women Drummers Global Initiative. She has three recordings: Shapeshifters (1997),Dance the Spiral Dance (1998), and Beyond the Wind (2006).