Rani Arbo is a vocalist, songwriter, fiddler and guitarist known for her decades of performing and recording with string bands Salamander Crossing (1991-2000) and Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem (2000-present). She is also the founder and director of the Middletown Community Chorus (2017-present). Whether in a cathedral choir as a youngster, playing festival and coffeehouse stages, or leading chorus rehearsals in a church basement, Rani has always sought out the radical welcome, power, and beauty of collective musical space! When she’s not on the road, she works as Campus and Community Engagement Manager for Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts in Middletown, CT.