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Musekiwa Chingodza
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August 15-16-17, 2018

Camp paMuti with Musekiwa Chingodza

  • Date: August 15-16-17, 2018
  • Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Location: Eugene, Oregon
  • Admission: See below

All Levels Zimbabwean Music Day Camp with Musekiwa Chingodza - 2018

All are invited to join Musekiwa, Marilyn Mohr, and other Zimbabwean music lovers for a three day camp beginning Wednesday, August 15.

Musekiwa will teach mbira, hosho, and singing, with cultural background for what is taught. Campers can add their input to curriculum choice. Drum and dance will be included if there is interest.

As Cosmas Magaya is expected to arrive in Eugene on August 16, we think it is very likely that he will be able to stop in at the Friday session! Campers will be among the first to greet him on his first Eugene visit since 2014.

Mbira, drums and hosho will be available for loan if needed.

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Zambuko Marimba ensemble plays at Saturday Market
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Zambuko Marimba ensemble plays at Saturday Market

Welcome!

"Mauya mauya!"

(Shona)

"Siya lamukela!"

(Ndebele)

kutsinhira... to follow one who has cut a path, tilled the soil, put forth a musical phrase. In Zimbabwean musical tradition, a melodic line that responds to the lead line of an mbira song.

Kutsinhira Cultural Arts Center...a community of people in and near Eugene, Oregon, responding to the rich musical tradition of the people of Zimbabwe by creating a center for teaching and performing Zimbabwean music.

Check out current marimba classes offered at the center, special events, great links to Zimbabwean music and culture web sites, and upcoming gigs where you can dance to this intensely joyful and energetic music.

For information about joining a class at Kutsinhira see the new class page

Kutsinhira Cultural Arts Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to the music and people of Zimbabwe. For information about Kutsinhira's governance and history go to About Kutsinhira.

Kutsinhira offers classes in Zimbabwean marimba and mbira, and organizes lessons and workshops with visiting Zimbabwean master musicians.

Check out Kutsinhira's Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=7274585361

If you need to make a payment to Kutsinhira, use Paypal button below and be sure to let us know what the payment is for. Tatenda Chaizvo.

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