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    Children’s West African Drum, Dance and Song Workshop

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    October 24-December 5, 2009

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    Children’s West African Drum, Dance and Song Workshop

    The ladies of Marafanyi have a holistic approach to drum, dance and song that is fun, encouraging and accessible with a focus on joyful exploration! Children ages 5-9, investigate indigenous instruments and learn rhythms, dances and songs from West Africa. Connecting mind, body and sprit, students learn to express themselves through a powerful and lyrical vocabulary of traditional and purposeful rhythms that are hundreds of years old. ...

    The ladies of Marafanyi have a holistic approach to drum, dance and song that is fun, encouraging and accessible with a focus on joyful exploration! Children ages 5-9, investigate indigenous instruments and learn rhythms, dances and songs from West Africa. Connecting mind, body and sprit, students learn to express themselves through a powerful and lyrical vocabulary of traditional and purposeful rhythms that are hundreds of years old. Marafanyi programming promotes wellness, empowerment, creativity, and highlights cultural diversity, unity, tolerance and the community spirit while touching on core curriculum standards (Geography, Social Studies, Math, Science, Creative Arts, Language Arts & More!)


    New School of Music

    25 Lowell Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Admission Info:
    Admission: $35/workshop OR $90 for all three; RSVP required


    General Day and Time Info:
    October 24, November 7, December 5 - 1:00pm

    Phone: 617-492-8105


    Accessibility Info: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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