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Performance: On the Stage & in the Classroom – Chinyakare Zimbabwean Music & Dance

Artist: Julia Tsitsi Chigamba

Type: Performance: On the Stage & in the Classroom


Professional Performance and accompanying classroom workshops. Under the direction of Julia Tsitsi Chigamba, the Chinyakare Ensemble boasts a collection of diverse and experienced musicians from Africa, the United States and beyond. True to its name, "deep traditional in the arts of our ancestors", the ensemble performs traditional dance, mbira, drums, marimba, and song from Shona, and other tribal groups from around Zimbabwe.


Audience Limit: 300 depending on space

Program Length: 45 minutes

Appropriate for Grades:
Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade


Assembly Price:

Assembly Back-to-Back Price:

Workshop Cost per Day: N/A

Workshop Materials Fee: N/A

Travel Fee: $50+ outside of service area

Technical Requirements

P/A system, 3 mics with stands, electrical outlets, 1 chair, 2 tables, area for dressing near the performance space. If you can't meet these requirements, please let staff know.


(02) February: Black History Month
(11) November: International Drum Month

Curriculum Connections

History-Social Science