ANQWENIQUE is a versatile vocalist and educator specializing in opera, classical music, jazz and soul. The Pittsburgh native is founder and director of inter-disciplinary artist collective Groove Aesthetic, education director of Pittsburgh Festival Opera and studio manager of BOOM Concepts. Anqwenique has received many awards and grants for her work including Whirl Magazine’s 13 Under 30 in 2015, New Pittsburgh Courier’s Fab 40 Under 40 in 2013, and the Investing in Professional Artists Award from The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation. In 2017 Anqwenique was named ‘Best Singer’ by the Pittsburgh Magazine readers poll, listed among Who’s Next in Music by The Incline and 40 Under 40 by Pittsburg Magazine and PUMP. To find out more about Anqwenique and her work visit anqwenique.com.