Sharon Abreu: The “one woman” in the one-woman show
|Sharon Abreu is executive director of Irthlingz Arts-Based Environmental Education, a tax-exempt nonprofit based in Washington State.
Sharon began combining music and environmental education in 1993 after joining New York’s Hudson River Sloop Clearwater while studying voice in New York City. She educated herself about climate change, attending a symposium at the American Museum of Natural History and training to be a speaker with the Green House Network of Portland, Oregon.
Sharon has been singing and speaking about climate change for schools, businesses and community groups since 2000. She is on the roster of the EcoSpeakers speakers’ bureau.
Sharon has served as a delegate to the U.N. Commission on Sustainable Development since she was hired to sing at the U.N. in 1998. Her song Change in the Climate has been featured on Air America’s EcoTalk and WBAI’s EcoLogic. She performed the song at a special planning meeting for the New York Metro Region Input to the New York State Greenhouse Gas Action Plan. She has sung for U.N. World Environment Day and for 2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai.
Sharon in performance:
www.ecospeakers.com/speakers/abreus.html – Speaker-Performer, EcoSpeakers speakers’ bureau
www.sharonabreu.com – classical voice excerpts