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West African Drumming and Dance Concert

From the CFA:

Always one of the highlights of the semester, this year the West African Drumming and Dance Concert takes on special significance, as master drummer and Adjunct Professor of Music Abraham Adzenyah celebrates his final performance with his students. Mr. Adzenyah is retiring in December after 45 years of sharing the vibrancy of West African music with generations of Wesleyan students. He will be joined by students of choreographer and Artist in Residence Iddi Saaka and special guests.

Mr. Adzenyah will return on May 7, 2016 for a farewell concert and reunion featuring past and present students.

Date: Friday, December 4
Time: 8-9:30 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
Cost: $6 Wesleyan students, $8 all others

46 Years of Azdenyah at Wesleyan—West African Drumming and its Role in Liberal Arts Education

From the CFA:

Ghanaian master drummer and Adjunct Professor of Music Abraham Adzenyah is retiring after 46 years at Wesleyan. What has been the impact of this consistent and profound presence of West African drumming on students at Wesleyan? Join alumni and Mr. Adzenyah’s students, including David Locke ’72, Ph.D. ’79 and Robert Levin ’81, as they reflect on Mr. Adzenyah’s influence on them and the trajectory of their lives.

Date: Saturday, November 7
Time: 3-4 PM
Place: CFA Hall
CFA link

West African Drumming and Dance Workshop

Another cool event at the CFA:

Adjunct Professor of Music Abraham Adzenyah and Artist in Residence Iddi Saaka teach a joyful and engaging workshop in Ghanaian drumming and dance. No experience necessary. Students are encouraged to bring their families and friends.

Date: Saturday, November 7
Time: 7:30PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall

West African Drumming & Dance Concert

Come by the CFA for an exciting West African Drumming and Dance concert:

An invigorating performance filled with the rhythms of West Africa. Choreographer Iddi Saaka and Master Drummer Abraham Adzenyah will perform with their students in West African Dance courses.

Date: Friday, May 9
Time: 3:00 pm
Place: CFA Courtyard (Rain site: Crowell Concert Hall)
Cost: FREE!!