Join Pitt's African Music and Dance Ensemble for an energetic exploration of traditional drum and dance music, including music for the harvest, the hunt, for comfort, and much more.
African Drumming Ensemble
Pitt’s Gamelan, Carpathian Music Ensemble, and African Music and Dance Ensemble present an afternoon of music, dancing, and food. With special guest Sounds of Steel, a steel drum band from Urban Pathaways Charter School.
Assistant Professor Gavin Steingo leads the African Music and Dance Ensemble in a mix of traditional and Afro pop music. The program will include a variety of traditional and popular songs from Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Guinea, and South Africa.
Join the University of Pittsburgh’s world music ensembles for music making, dancing, and refreshments. The program will feature performances by
Carpathian Music Ensemble: Dr. Adriana Helbig, Director
University Gamelan: Dr. Andrew Weintraub and Indra Ridwan, Directors
Indian Tabla Ensemble: Pandit Samir Chatterjee, Director | African Music
and Dance Ensemble: Dr. Gavin Steingo, Director
Experience the richness of African culture when Pitt's African Music and Dance Ensemble performs its annual spring concert. The program includes music from Ghana, East Africa, and South Africa.
Charles Lwanga and the Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble lead the audience into a unique African cultural experience.
A unique experience of African culture through music and dance.
Tickets are available through ProArtsTickets by calling 412-394-3353 or visiting www.proartstickets.org. Tickets in advance: general admission $8.50, non-Pitt students and seniors $5. At the door: general admission $15, non-Pitt students and seniors $10. Pitt students: free with valid ID.
Tickets in advance though ProArts: general admission $8.50, students and seniors $5. Visit www.proartstickets.org or call 412-394-3353. Tickets at the door: general admission $15, non-Pitt students and seniors, $10. Pitt students free with valid ID.