Artist Bio

TAHIRA is a storyteller, poet, vocalist and percussionist with a bachelor’s degree from Temple University’s School of Communication and Theatre. Whether performing her original works or her vast repertoire of stories from the African oral tradition, she brings to her audience messages of courage, hope and triumph.

Blending, song, poetry and story, TAHIRA’s high-energy performances delight listeners of all ages. She has performed in more than 100 cities throughout the country, since becoming a full-time performing artist in 1996, appearing at schools, libraries, national conferences, performing arts centers, colleges, and community and senior centers.