Celebrate traditional and popular music of Africa with Pitt's African Music and Dance Ensemble and special guests.
African Drumming Ensemble
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Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble
Tickets are available through the University of Pittsburgh Stages Box Office, by calling 412-624-7529, or visiting music.pitt.edu/tickets.
Tickets in advance:
General admission is $8.50; non-Pitt students and seniors are $5.
At the door: general admission is $12; non-Pitt students and seniors are $8.
Pitt students: free with valid ID.
Pitt's African Music and Dance Ensemble will host guest artists from around the city and the world including Timbeleza (Brazilian percussion ensemble from Pittsburgh) performing on their own and with Yamoussa Camara, Congalese dance and drum group Bokulaka Iyende, Guinea West African group Camara Drum and Dance, and the Point Park University African Dance Ensemble.
Join Director Yamoussa Camara and Pitt’s African Music and Dance Ensemble for an evening of traditional and contemporary African performance. Pitt’s performers will be joined by leading African music groups Legacy Arts, Sankofa Village, and Camara Drum and Dance. The concert is free and open to the public.
UPDATE: The date of this event has been moved to April 8.
Explore traditional and popular music of Africa with Camara Drum and Dance Company, special guest Bokulaka Illongo from the Congo, Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble, and Pitt's African Drumming Club.
Join the Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble, University Gamelan, and Carpathian Music Ensemble for a celebration of World Music at Pitt with this free concert at the WPU.
The Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble (PAMDE) will present both traditional and popular music of Africa for its spring concert.
For tickets, call 412-624-7529 or visit music.pitt.edu/tickets.Tickets in advance: general admission is $8.50; non-Pitt students and seniors are $5. At the door: general admission is $12; non-Pitt students and seniors are $8. Pitt students: free with valid ID.
Dr. Kofi J. S. Gbolonyo (PhD 2009) is an Assistant Professor of Music (in ethnomusicology) and the director of the African Ensemble at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
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