12/08/17 - World Music Concert featuring Chinelo Amen-Ra

World Music Concert featuring Chinelo Amen-Ra
12/08/2017, 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
December 08
2017/12/08 20:00
Friday, December 08, 2017
2017/12/8
08:00 PM
2017/12/8
10:00 PM
Chinelo Amen-Ra in a red graphic patterned shirt

Akwaaba African Ensemble, Ngoma World Percussion Ensemble, and Pan-Jumbies Steel Band present a program of music from West Africa and the Caribbean with special guest artist Chinelo Amen-Ra. Born into the Ngoma Za Amen-Ra Dance Theatre of Detroit, Chinelo has devoted his life to performing, studying and teaching rhythms of the African Diaspora. He was a 2016 Kresge Music Fellow and has been widely praised for his powerful and expressive drumming. Mark Stone and Patrick Fitzgibbon, ensemble directors. $8 all seats.

Location

Varner Hall

Varner Recital Hall

371 Varner Drive

Rochester , MI 48309-4485


Contact Information
Music, Theatre and Dance