Bisaso Albert Ssempeke
Albert Bisaso Ssempeke is a theater performing artist, a traditional music, dance and instruments instructor and a researcher guide/. He has taught and still teaches traditional music, dance and instruments in many different schools in Uganda, including students from overseas.
He has worked with many international academicians including Professor, Dr Kubik, Dr Moya Malamusi, Dr August and Dr Rachael Mour and many others on several research topics both Ethnomusicology and anthropology,
as well as working with many music genius internationally including film companies, music achieve organizations such as batebu from Kenya together with singing wells from UK and American international renown Banju player Bela Flake in collaborative Album recording in the year 2005.
He also managed to get a collaborative concerts with many international Bands eg, “Dishovida Band” from Austria on a project Uganda and and Austria
.2002, Dr. Professor Andrew Tracey the former Director of the international library of Africa Music invited Albert Bisaso Ssempeke and his late father Dr. Ssempeke Albert to present the royal court Music of the Kingdom of Buganda on the 17th symposium on Ethnomusicologist, which took place at ILAM, Rhodes University of South Africa,
He also owns his Buganda Music Ensemble which tours and making local music performances in several places around the country.
2004 and 2009 he had different interval conducted lectures on Ugandan traditional music dances and instruments to students who are doing their masters in music at the University of Vienna Austria/concerts.
Also took part in musician in residence program at Aghakan Schools in 2008 and in the year
2010 he was invited to give a presentation on Ugandan music in Chileka Malawi at the center for ethnographic research.
2009, Ssempeke Amadinda Quartet concert tour to several places including Germany, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Austria, and Czech Republic.
2013, summer music festival klangwelten with R.Opperman (Germany)
2014. World Harp Congress in Sydney
2014 tour with klanwelten music festival by R. Opperman, from Germany and on concert I was able to go around 40 different cities of Germany.http://www.klangwelten.com
2015, presentation at symposium at royal opera house Muscat (Oman)
2015, he begun a music camping program at lutengo which is his home village where different musicians and scholars come together.
2016 , international tour in the united kingdom with Owiny Sigoma Band from London ,as well as performing at nyege nyege international music festival Uganda.
2016 Nominee for preservation and promotion of Uganda's inter gable cultural heritage
2017 album enanga vision with Jesse Hacket,https://ennangavision.bandcamp.com/releases
2017 National medal from the republic of Uganda
2017 residence / teaching at university of Rhodes South Africa for first semester with the invitation from international library of African music
2017 on 2nd September Ssempeke alongside of his buganda music ensemble performing at nyenyege international music festival,
lastly , court musician in the kings palace and royal court music adviser of Buganda kingdom