Past Events

  • June 6, 2014
    • Jacob Hiatt Magnet School
      Starts:June 6, 2014 - 8:30 am
      Ends: June 6, 2014 - 1:30 pm
      Location: Worcester, MA, United States
      Description: Jeremy Cohen of ThisWorldMusic will conduct a one-day African drumming artist residency as part of Fun and Fitness Day at Jacob Hiatt Magnet School in Worcester, MA.
  • May 31, 2014
    • Weekend African Drumming Course
      Starts:May 31, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Ends: June 15, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Location: Westfield State University, Western Avenue, Westfield, MA, United States
      Description: Learn traditional West African drumming! Whether you're looking to bring the joy and power of African drumming into your music, life or classroom, instruction is differentiated to accommodate a wide range of students and professionals, including K-12 music teachers.

      Open to all — no prior musical experience necessary. Space is extremely limited!

      • Instructor: Jeremy Cohen
      • Dates: Saturday 5/31, Saturday 6/7, Sunday 6/8, Saturday 6/14
      • 10:00 a.m. - 4:00pm
      • Room: Bates 117

      Cost: $175.00 / 2 credits or 24 PDPs

      For more information, please contact the Westfield State University Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8445 or email: noncredit@westfield.ma.edu
  • May 1, 2014
    • Brandeis University
      Starts:May 1, 2014 - 3:00 pm
      Ends: May 1, 2014 - 4:30 pm
      Location: Waltham, MA
      Description: Part of an ongoing series of community drum circles facilitated by ThisWorldMusic Founder Jeremy Cohen. In partnership with Brandeis Beats. Free and open to the public.

      Learn more: http://www.thejustice.org/drum-circle-celebrates-percussion-in-community-1.3008218

      For details on how to participate, contact Brandeis Beats President Aliza Gans: bigansie [at] brandeis.edu
  • April 11, 2014
    • Phone call
      Starts:April 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm
      Ends: April 11, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • April 5, 2014
    • WPI African Percussion Ensemble
      Starts:April 5, 2014 - 7:00 pm
      Ends: April 5, 2014 - 9:00 pm
      Location: College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, United States
      Description: Led by ThisWorldMusic Founder Jeremy Cohen, the Worcester Polytechnic Institute's African Percussion Ensemble performs music from Ghana at the Caribbean and African Student Assemblage (CASA) 9th Annual Culture Night at Holy Cross. All proceeds go to the CASA scholarship.

      Learn more: http://thisworldmusic.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/The_Arts_of_Freedom.pdf
  • March 7, 2014
    • Artists in Juvenile Justice Initiative
      Starts:March 7, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Ends: May 31, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Location: Harvard House (Boys Group Care)
      Description: African drumming artist residency working with incarcerated and court-involved youth. The Artists in Juvenile Justice Initiative is made possible by a grant from National Endowment of the Arts and is offered in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, the Collaborative for Educational Services and the Commonwealth Corporation.

      Learn more: http://thisworldmusic.com/2014/03/artists-in-juvenile-justice-initiative-expands-launches-annual-statewide-youth-showcase/
  • January 1, 2014
    • Ghana Study Abroad: Music, Arts & Culture (UMass Winter Session)
      Starts:January 1, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Ends: January 13, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Location: Ghana, West Africa
      Description: Join this award-winning 12-day African Drum & Dance Cultural Field Study in Ghana. Offered in partnership with the UMass Amherst International Programs Office and the Department of Music & Dance for 3 credits (undergraduate or graduate) or the equivalent in professional development credits.

      ELIGIBILITY: Enrollment is open to students and professionals worldwide, as well as to the general public. No prior experience necessary.

      To apply, or to learn more, go to: http://thisworldmusic.com/study-abroad-africa/j-term-ghana/
  • December 8, 2013
    • ThisWorldMusic/Knox College Study Abroad in Ghana
      Starts:December 8, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Ends: December 22, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Location: Ghana, West Africa
      Description: Enrollment open to Knox College students. Knox is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college located in Galesburg, Illinois.
  • November 2, 2013
    • Massachusetts Music Educators Association — Eastern District General Music Festival
      Starts:November 2, 2013 - 8:00 am
      Ends: November 2, 2013 - 1:00 pm
      Location: Boston Conservatory
      Description: Special presentation on West African drumming for MMEA's Eastern District General Music Festival.

      Learn more: http://www.mmeaeasterndistrict.org/elem_gen_music.htm
  • October 30, 2013
    • Artists in Juvenile Justice Initiative
      Starts:October 30, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Ends: April 2, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Location: Westfield Youth Service Center (Detention and Revocation)
      Description: African drumming artist residency working with incarcerated and court-involved youth. The Artists in Juvenile Justice Initiative is made possible by a grant from National Endowment of the Arts and is offered in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, the Collaborative for Educational Services and the Commonwealth Corporation.

      Learn more: http://thisworldmusic.com/2014/03/artists-in-juvenile-justice-initiative-expands-launches-annual-statewide-youth-showcase/
  • October 23, 2013
    • Hanscom Air Force Base
      Starts:October 23, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Ends: October 25, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Location: Lincoln, MA
      Description: African drumming artist residency at Hanscom Primary School and Hanscom Middle School with TWM Founder Jeremy Cohen. Includes hands-on classroom drumming workshops and multimedia assembly presentations.

      Part of Lincoln Public Schools, Hanscom Primary and Middle Schools serve students who are dependents of active duty military personnel residing on Hanscom Air Force Base.
  • October 7, 2013
    • Mechanics Hall Concerts for Kids
      Starts:October 7, 2013 - 9:30 am
      Ends: October 7, 2013 - 12:30 pm
      Location: Worcester, MA
      Description: This Concerts for Kids program reveals the story of Jazz and its conversational form. The concert takes the audience on a musical discovery of Jazz from its roots in Africa, the Caribbean and the American South.

      Mechanics Hall has partnered with WPI, Joy of Music Program, the Sonic Explorers Jazz Ensemble, and the Worcester Public Schools, to create this unique and wildly entertaining program for children in grades three through six. Features the WPI African Percussion and Dance Ensemble led by ThisWorldMusic Founder Jeremy Cohen.

      Participating schools pay no admission. Seating fills up quickly, so reserve your seats now!

      Learn more: http://www.mechanicshall.org/tickets/brownbagkids.html
  • October 2, 2013
    • Sarah Lawrence College
      Starts:October 2, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Ends: October 3, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Location: Bronxville, NY
      Description: 2-day workshop series at Sarah Lawrence College with a focus on traditional music from Ghana. TWM Founder Jeremy Cohen will work with the World Music class as well as Sarah Lawrence's Afropop Ensemble.
  • September 22, 2013
    • Brandeis University
      Starts:September 22, 2013 - 4:00 pm
      Ends: September 22, 2013 - 5:30 pm
      Location: Waltham, MA
      Description: Community drum circle facilitated by TWM Founder Jeremy Cohen. In partnership with Brandeis Beats. Free and open to the public.

      For more info, contact us: info@thisworldmusic.com
  • September 19, 2013
    • Assumption College
      Starts:September 19, 2013 - 7:00 pm
      Ends: September 19, 2013 - 8:00 pm
      Location: Worcester, MA
      Description: Multimedia lecture and demonstration on the music and culture of Ghana, West Africa. Reception beforehand at 6:30.
  • August 5, 2013
    • African Drumming Graduate Seminar
      Starts:August 5, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Ends: August 9, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Location: Worcester State University
      Description: Open to the general public. To apply, or to learn more, go to: http://worcester.edu/VPADept/default.aspx
  • July 24, 2013
    • Ghana Study Abroad: Music, Arts & Culture (Summer Session)
      Starts:July 24, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Ends: August 15, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Location: Ghana, West Africa
      Description: Award-winning 3-week African Drum & Dance Cultural Field Study in Ghana. Offered in partnership with the UMass Amherst International Programs Office and the Department of Music & Dance for 6 credits (undergraduate or graduate) or the equivalent in professional development credits. Enrollment is open to the general public.

      To apply, or to learn more, go to: http://thisworldmusic.com/ghanatours_video/
  • July 22, 2013
    • Central Connecticut State University Summer Course
      Starts:July 22, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 26, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Location: New Britain, CT
      Description: Level I: 5-day workshop on techniques for teaching African drumming. All Central Connecticut State Summer courses are worth 2 graduate credits.

      To enroll, or for more info: http://www.ccsu.edu/page.cfm?p=11193#genMus
  • June 27, 2013
    • URI African Drumming Graduate Seminar
      Starts:June 27, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Ends: June 29, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Location: University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)
      Description: Earn 2 graduate credits in 3 days. Open to the general public.

      To enroll, or for more info, go to: http://bit.ly/african-drumming-uri
  • June 3, 2013
  • March 7, 2013
    • No subject
      Starts:March 7, 2013 - 3:00 pm
      Ends: March 7, 2013 - 3:15 pm
    • Todd Elementary School Peace Pole Ceremony
      Starts:March 7, 2013 - 8:30 am
      Ends: March 7, 2013 - 1:00 pm
      Location: Briarcliff Manor, NY
  • March 1, 2013
    • CT Music Educators Association — World Drumming Ensemble
      Starts:March 1, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Ends: March 2, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Description: 2-day CMEA Southern Regional Middle School Music Festival. Artist-in-residence charged with directing the World Drumming Ensemble.

      Learn more: http://www.cmeasouth.org/Regional_Festivals/Middle_School/
  • February 11, 2013
    • WPI African Percussion Ensemble
      Starts:February 11, 2013 - 7:00 pm
      Ends: February 11, 2013 - 8:00 pm
      Location: The Goat's Head Restaurant, Worcester MA
      Description: Come check out the WPI African Percussion Ensemble's first performance of the semester!

      Now under the direction of percussionist, composer and ThisWorldMusic Founder Jeremy Cohen, this reinvigorated performing ensemble is an amazing opportunity to learn about West African music and culture.

      Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/events/127439957430150/
  • February 10, 2013
    • Peacemaking Beats: A Workshop On Fostering Peace Through Music and Rhythm
      Starts:February 10, 2013 - 7:00 pm
      Ends: February 10, 2013 - 10:00 pm
      Location: Schwartz Hall Auditorium, Brandeis University
      Description: Hear Professor Cynthia Cohen, director of Brandeis University’s Program in Peacebuilding and the Arts, as she discusses the contributions of the arts, especially music and rhythm, to social justice and peace.

      Following the discussion, Brandeis Beats invites you to apply Prof. Cohen’s insights to an interactive Waltham/Brandeis community drum circle led by world drummer and teaching artist Jeremy Cohen of This World Music. All are welcome to be a part of this memorable musical experience!

      More information: http://bit.ly/brandeis-drumming
  • January 28, 2013
    • Sounds of the Rainforest
      Starts:January 28, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Ends: February 1, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Location: Lincoln Elementary School (Melrose, MA)
      Description: In this artist residency, students at Lincoln Elementary write and perform a musical narrative about the rainforest. Each class is assigned a specific element of the tropical rainforest to research, and must include this information in their final presentation.

      Special emphasis is on the importance of rainforest habitats to the global ecosystem, as well as the threats they face today. In the final performance, all classes will join together to perform their various pieces as an ensemble.

      To see pictures and view a program description, go to: http://bit.ly/rainforest-residency
  • January 26, 2013
    • African Percussion Masterclass
      Starts:January 26, 2013 - 4:00 pm
      Ends: January 26, 2013 - 5:30 pm
      Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
      Description: Campus-wide workshop on African percussion techniques with ThisWorldMusic Founder and WPI Adjunct Professor Jeremy Cohen.

      More info: jcohen@thisworldmusic.com
  • January 2, 2013
    • Ghana Study Abroad: Music, Arts & Culture (Winter Session)
      Starts:January 2, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Ends: January 14, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Location: Ghana, West Africa
      Description: Join this award-winning 12-day African Drum & Dance Cultural Field Study in Ghana. Offered in partnership with the UMass Amherst International Programs Office and the Department of Music & Dance for 3 credits (undergraduate or graduate) or the equivalent in professional development credits. Enrollment is open to the general public.

      Learn more: http://thisworldmusic.com/study-abroad-africa/j-term-ghana/
  • December 21, 2012
    • Casa Isla Treatment and Revocation Unit
      Starts:December 21, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Ends: April 6, 2013 - 12:00 am
      Location: Quincy, MA
      Description: African drumming artist residency working with incarcerated youth. In partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, the Collaborative for Educational Services (formerly the Hampshire Educational Collaborative) and Unlocking the Light, a federally funded non-profit that works with students and educators in juvenile detention settings.

      Learn more: http://www.unlockingthelight.org
  • November 17, 2012
    • NYC Public Schools African Drumming Workshop
      Starts:November 17, 2012 - 9:00 am
      Ends: November 17, 2012 - 1:00 pm
      Location: New York, NY
      Description: Learn to bring the joy and power of African drumming into your classroom! Join ThisWorldMusic Founder Jeremy Cohen for this Saturday morning professional development workshop at the United Federation of Teachers headquarters in midtown Manhattan. Sponsored by the Music Educators Association of New York City and open to the public.

      Learn more: http://www.uft.org/events/developing-african-drumming-program-your-classroom
  • November 3, 2012
    • Massachusetts Music Educators Association — Eastern District General Music Festival
      Starts:November 3, 2012 - 8:30 am
      Ends: November 3, 2012 - 1:00 pm
      Location: Boston Conservatory
      Description: Special presentation on West African drumming for MMEA's Eastern District General Music Festival.

      Learn more: http://www.mmeaeasterndistrict.org/elem_gen_music.htm
  • October 25, 2012
    • National Dance Education Organization Annual Conference
      Starts:October 25, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Ends: October 26, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Location: Los Angeles, CA
      Description: TWM Founder Jeremy Cohen and Knox College Dance Department Chair Jennifer Smith will present "Cultural Immersion: Developing a Study Abroad Program in Dance" at this year's NDEO conference in Los Angeles.

      Learn more: http://www.ndeo.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=893257&module_id=108393
  • October 15, 2012
    • Westfield State University
      Starts:October 15, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Ends: October 16, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Location: Westfield, MA
      Description: Campus-wide African drumming workshop. In partnership with the Office of Residential Life and the Department of Music.
  • July 27, 2012
    • Study in Ghana
      Starts:July 27, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Ends: August 20, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Location: Ghana, West Africa
      Description: Study in Ghana, West Africa! Learn traditional African music & dance and earn 6 academic or professional credits in just 3 weeks from UMass Amherst. Enrollment is open to members of the general public in the U.S. and Canada.

      Apply online at: http://thisworldmusic.com/ghanatours_video/
  • July 16, 2012
    • Gordon College
      Starts:July 16, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 21, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Location: Wenham, MA
      Description: 5-day workshop on techniques for teaching African drumming. Worth 3 graduate credits, the course is part of Gordon's Masters of Music Education degree program.

      To enroll, or for more info: http://www.gordon.edu/workshops
  • July 9, 2012
    • Central Connecticut State University Summer Course
      Starts:July 9, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 13, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Location: New Britain, CT
      Description: Level 2: five-day workshop on techniques for teaching African drumming. All Central Connecticut State Summer courses are worth 2 graduate credits.

      To enroll, or for more info: http://www.ccsu.edu/page.cfm?p=11193#genMus
  • July 2, 2012
    • Central Connecticut State University Summer Courses
      Starts:July 2, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 6, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Location: New Britain, CT
      Description: Level 1: five-day workshop on techniques for teaching African drumming. All Central Connecticut State Summer courses are worth 2 graduate credits.

      To enroll, or for more info: http://www.ccsu.edu/page.cfm?p=11193#genMus
  • May 25, 2012
    • No subject
      Starts:May 25, 2012 - 2:00 pm
      Ends: May 25, 2012 - 3:00 pm
  • February 4, 2012
    • Boston Symphony Orchestra
      Starts:February 4, 2012 - 9:00 am
      Ends: February 4, 2012 - 5:00 pm
      Location: Boston, MA
      Description: All-day teacher workshop on techniques for teaching African drumming. In partnership with the Boston Symphony Orchestra Education and Community Programs Department. Worth 10 PDPs.

      To enroll, or for more info: http://www.bso.org/bso/mods/toc_01_gen_images.jsp?id=bcat5220083
  • January 2, 2012
    • African Drum & Dance Study Abroad in Ghana (Winter Session)
      Starts:January 2, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Ends: January 15, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Location: Ghana, West Africa
      Description: 12-day African Drum & Dance Cultural Field Study in Ghana. Offered in partnership with the UMass Amherst International Programs Office and the Department of Music & Dance for 3 credits (grad or undergrad) or 67.5 PDPs. Course is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada.

      To enroll, or for more info: http://thisworldmusic.com/study-abroad-africa/j-term-ghana/
  • November 28, 2011
    • Unlocking the Light/MA Dept. of Youth Services
      Starts:November 28, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Ends: May 26, 2012 - 12:00 am
      Location: Various, MA
      Description: Curriculum development and implementation. In partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, the Northampton-based Collaborative for Educational Services and Unlocking the Light, a non-profit focused on arts-based learning in juvenile detention settings. Funding provided by the Music Drives Us Foundation.

      For more info: http://www.unlockingthelight.org/
  • November 9, 2011
    • Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC)
      Starts:November 9, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Ends: November 13, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Location: Indianapolis, IN
      Description: Exhibitor at PASIC 2011 (booth #1200) to promote ThisWorldMusic's study abroad programs in Ghana, West Africa.
  • September 29, 2011
    • Citi Performing Arts Center
      Starts:September 29, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Ends: November 18, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Location: Boston, MA
      Description: 8-week artist residency in collaboration with hip-hop teaching artist Corey Depina working with Boston area youth. Part of Citi Center's City Spotlights Youth Leadership program.

      For more info: http://www.citicenter.org/education/cityspotlights/
  • July 29, 2011
    • Study in Ghana
      Starts:July 29, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Ends: August 22, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Location: Ghana, West Africa
      Description: Study in Ghana, West Africa! Learn traditional African music & dance and earn 6 academic or professional credits in just 3 weeks from UMass Amherst. Enrollment is open to members of the general public in the U.S. and Canda.

      Apply online at: http://thisworldmusic.com/ghanatours_video/
  • July 11, 2011
    • University School of Milwaukee Study Abroad in Ghana
      Starts:July 11, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 23, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Location: Ghana, West Africa
      Description: 12-Day study abroad program in Ghana, West Africa.
  • July 4, 2011
    • Central Connecticut State University Summer Course
      Starts:July 4, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 9, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Location: New Britain, CT
      Description: Level 2: five-day workshop on techniques for teaching African drumming. All Central Connecticut State Summer courses are worth 2 graduate credits.

      To enroll, or for more info: http://www.ccsu.edu/page.cfm?p=11193#genMus
  • June 27, 2011
    • Central Connecticut State University Summer Course
      Starts:June 27, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 2, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Location: New Britain, CT
      Description: Level 1: five-day workshop on techniques for teaching African drumming. All Central Connecticut State Summer courses are worth 2 graduate credits.

      To enroll, or for more info: http://www.ccsu.edu/page.cfm?p=11193#genMus
  • June 13, 2011
    • Westfield State University
      Starts:June 13, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Ends: June 17, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Location: Westfield, MA
      Description: An introduction to the repertory of dance-drumming and vocal music of the Ewe people of Ghana, West Africa. Offered through the Westfield State University Department of Graduate & Continuing Education for 2 credits. No prior musical training is necessary.

      To enroll, or for more info: http://www.wsc.ma.edu/offices-services/graduate-continuing-education/summer-2011-sessions-i-and-ii/
  • May 10, 2011
    • Sankofa Ceremony
      Starts:May 10, 2011 - 4:00 pm
      Ends: May 10, 2011 - 5:00 pm
      Location: Westfield State University
      Description: Performance of the Westfield State African Drumming Ensemble at the annual Sankofa Diversity Celebration and Awards Ceremony.
  • May 7, 2011
    • Arsenal Center for the Arts
      Starts:May 7, 2011 - 1:00 pm
      Ends: May 7, 2011 - 2:00 pm
      Location: Watertown, MA
      Description: Drumming workshop to kickoff and promote New England Conservatory’s new partnership with the Arsenal Center for the Arts.
  • March 19, 2011
    • Boston Symphony Orchestra
      Starts:March 19, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Ends: March 20, 2011 - 12:00 am
      Location: Boston, MA
      Description: Annual educator workshop at Boston Symphony Hall titled "Drum, Dance and Sing!" Taught in collaboration with Ghanaian master dancer Nani Agbeli and offered through the Boston Symphony Orchestra Department of Education & Community Programs.

      To enroll, or for more info: http://www.bso.org/bso/mods/toc_01_gen_images.jsp?id=bcat5220083
  • July 29, 2010
    • Study in Ghana
      Starts:July 29, 2010 - 12:00 am
      Ends: August 21, 2010 - 12:00 am
      Location: Ghana, West Africa
      Description: Study in Ghana, West Africa! Learn traditional African music & dance and earn 6 academic or professional credits in just 3 weeks from UMass Amherst. Enrollment is open to members of the general public in the U.S. and Canada.

      Apply online at: http://thisworldmusic.com/ghanatours_video/
  • July 22, 2010
    • UMass Graduate Seminar: African Drumming Pedagogy (Level 2)
      Starts:July 22, 2010 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 25, 2010 - 12:00 am
      Location: Amherst, MA
      Description: 3-day graduate course titled "African Drumming: Technique, Pedagogy and Program Implementation in the School Setting - Level 2"

      Offered through the UMass Department of Music & Dance for 2 credits or 45 PDPs. For more info, go to: http://www.umass.edu/music/summer.php
  • July 15, 2010
    • UMass Graduate Seminar: African Drumming Pedagogy (Level 1)
      Starts:July 15, 2010 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 18, 2010 - 12:00 am
      Location: Amherst, MA
      Description: 3-day graduate course titled "African Drumming: Technique, Pedagogy and Program Implementation in the School Setting - Level 1"

      Offered through the UMass Department of Music & Dance for 2 credits or 45 PDPs. For more info, go to: http://www.umass.edu/music/summer.php
  • July 6, 2010
    • Central CT State University Summer Music Institute (Level 1)
      Starts:July 6, 2010 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 11, 2010 - 12:00 am
      Location: New Britain, CT
      Description: 5-day graduate course titled "African Drumming: Technique, Pedagogy and Program Implementation in the School Setting - Level 1"

      Offered through Central Connecticut State University's renowned Summer Music Institute for 2 credits or 45 PDPs. To enroll, or for more info: http://www.ccsu.edu/page.cfm?p=8622
  • February 27, 2010
    • Boston Symphony Orchestra
      Starts:February 27, 2010 - 12:00 am
      Ends: February 28, 2010 - 12:00 am
      Location: Boston, MA
      Description: Annual educator workshop at Boston Symphony Hall titled "Drum, Dance and Sing!" Taught in collaboration with Ghanaian master dancer Nani Agbeli and offered through the Boston Symphony Orchestra Department of Education & Community Programs.

      To enroll, or for more info: http://www.bso.org/bso/mods/toc_01_gen_images.jsp?id=bcat5220083
  • February 23, 2010
    • Bishop Ruocco Girls Treatment Center
      Starts:February 23, 2010 - 12:00 am
      Ends: April 15, 2010 - 12:00 am
      Location: Lakeville, MA
      Description: African drumming residency working with incarcerated youth. In partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, the Collaborative for Educational Services (formerly the Hampshire Educational Collaborative) and Unlocking the Light, a federally funded non-profit that works with students and educators in juvenile detention settings.

      To learn more: http://www.unlockingthelight.org
  • January 14, 2010
    • Casa Isla Boys Detention Center
      Starts:January 14, 2010 - 12:00 am
      Ends: February 27, 2010 - 12:00 am
      Location: Quincy, MA
      Description: African drumming residency working with incarcerated youth. In partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, the Collaborative for Educational Services (formerly the Hampshire Educational Collaborative) and Unlocking the Light, a federally funded non-profit that works with students and educators in juvenile detention settings.

      To learn more: http://www.unlockingthelight.org
  • July 30, 2009
    • UMass Summer Drum & Dance Study Abroad in Ghana
      Starts:July 30, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: August 22, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: Ghana, West Africa
      Description: 3-week Drum & Dance Cultural Field Study in Ghana. Offered in partnership with the UMass Amherst International Programs Office and the Department of Music & Dance for 6 credits (grad or undergrad) or 135 PDPs. Course is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada.

      To enroll, or for more info: http://thisworldmusic.com/study-abroad-africa/summer-ghana/
  • July 16, 2009
    • UMass Graduate Seminar: African Drumming (Level 1)
      Starts:July 16, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 19, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: Amherst, MA
      Description: 3-day graduate course titled "African Drumming: Technique, Pedagogy and Program Implementation in the School Setting - Level 1"

      Offered through the UMass Department of Music & Dance for 2 credits or 45 PDPs. For more info, go to: http://www.umass.edu/music/summer.php
  • July 14, 2009
    • Boys & Girls Club of Middlesex County
      Starts:July 14, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 28, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: Somerville, MA
      Description: African drumming artist-in-residence working with at-risk Somerville youth. Offered in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Middlesex County.
  • July 7, 2009
    • New England Conservatory Kodály Institute
      Starts:July 7, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 8, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: Boston, MA
      Description: Featured presenter at New England Conservatory's Kodály Institute.
  • June 29, 2009
    • Central CT State University Summer Music Institute (Level 1)
      Starts:June 29, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 4, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: New Britain, CT
      Description: 5-day graduate course titled "African Drumming: Technique, Pedagogy and Program Implementation in the School Setting - Level 1"

      Offered through Central Connecticut State University's renowned Summer Music Institute for 2 credits or 45 PDPs. To enroll, or for more info: http://www.ccsu.edu/page.cfm?p=8622
  • June 17, 2009
    • ZUMIX Community Music Center
      Starts:June 17, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: June 18, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: East Boston, MA
      Description: Spring showcase, featuring the ZUMIX Youth African Drumming Ensemble under the direction of ThisWorldMusic Founder/Director and ZUMIX Instructor Jeremy Cohen.

      Watch video: https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10150137981974018
  • May 27, 2009
    • Boston Arts Academy Gala Benefit Concert
      Starts:May 27, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: May 28, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: Boston, MA
      Description: Boston Arts Academy (BAA) performing arts high school's annual gala benefit concert at historic Trinity Church in downtown Boston. Featuring the BAA African Drumming Ensemble under the direction of ThisWorldMusic Founder/Director and BAA Instructor Jeremy Cohen.
  • May 7, 2009
    • Dedham Public Schools
      Starts:May 7, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: May 8, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: Dedham, MA
      Description: 5th in a series of 5 African drumming professional development workshops for Dedham music teachers. Offered in partnership with the Dedham Public Schools.
  • April 3, 2009
    • NFI Middleton Boys Detention Center
      Starts:April 3, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: June 27, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: Middleton, MA
      Description: 10-session African drumming residency working with incarcerated youth. In partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, the Collaborative for Educational Services (formerly the Hampshire Educational Collaborative) and Unlocking the Light, a federally funded non-profit that works with students and educators in juvenile detention settings.

      To learn more: http://www.unlockingthelight.org
  • March 5, 2009
    • Dedham Public Schools
      Starts:March 5, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: March 6, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: Dedham, MA
      Description: 4th in a series of 5 African drumming professional development workshops for Dedham music teachers. Offered in partnership with the Dedham Public Schools.
  • February 9, 2009
    • Longmeadow Public Schools
      Starts:February 9, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: February 10, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: Longmeadow, MA
      Description: African drumming professional development workshop for Longmeadow music teachers. Offered in partnership with the Longmeadow Public Schools.
  • February 4, 2009
    • Rotenberg Girls Treatment Center
      Starts:February 4, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: June 26, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: Westborough, MA
      Description: 15-session African drumming residency working with incarcerated youth. In partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, the Collaborative for Educational Services (formerly the Hampshire Educational Collaborative) and Unlocking the Light, a federally funded non-profit that works with students and educators in juvenile detention settings.

      To learn more: http://www.unlockingthelight.org
  • January 28, 2009
    • Peabody School
      Starts:January 28, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: June 13, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: Cambridge, MA
      Description: Kickoff session for a semester-long African drumming artist residency at the Peabody School. Emphasis on job-embedded professional development for teachers working with 5th grade students.
  • January 26, 2009
    • Maria L. Baldwin School
      Starts:January 26, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: June 13, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: Cambridge, MA
      Description: Kickoff session for a semester-long African drumming artist residency at the Baldwin School. Emphasis on job-embedded professional development for teachers working with 6th-8th students.
  • January 13, 2009
    • Dedham Public Schools
      Starts:January 13, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Ends: January 14, 2009 - 12:00 am
      Location: Dedham, MA
      Description: 3rd in a series of 5 African drumming professional development workshops for Dedham music teachers. Offered in partnership with the Dedham Public Schools.
  • December 18, 2008
    • Boston Arts Academy Winterfest
      Starts:December 18, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Ends: December 19, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Location: Boston, MA
      Description: Boston Arts Academy (BAA) Performing Arts High School Winterfest concert at Mass. College of Art. Featuring the BAA African Drumming Ensemble under the direction of ThisWorldMusic Founder/Director and BAA Instructor Jeremy Cohen.
  • November 24, 2008
    • New England Conservatory Intercultural Institute
      Starts:November 24, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Ends: November 25, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Location: Boston, MA
      Description: African drum-and-dance workshop and performance in collaboration with Ghanaian master dancer Nani Agbeli and the Agbekor Drum & Dance Society led by David Locke of Tufts University.
  • November 22, 2008
    • Boston Symphony Orchestra
      Starts:November 22, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Ends: November 23, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Location: Boston, MA
      Description: Annual educator workshop at Boston Symphony Hall titled "Drum, Dance and Sing!" Taught in collaboration with Ghanaian master dancer Nani Agbeli and offered through the Boston Symphony Orchestra Department of Education & Community Programs.

      To enroll, or for more info: http://www.bso.org/bso/mods/toc_01_gen_images.jsp?id=bcat5220083
  • November 19, 2008
    • Milford Public Schools
      Starts:November 19, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Ends: November 20, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Location: Milford, MA
      Description: African drumming professional development workshop for Milford music teachers. Offered in partnership with the Milford Public Schools.
  • November 4, 2008
    • Dedham Public Schools
      Starts:November 4, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Ends: November 5, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Location: Dedham, MA
      Description: 1st in a series of 5 African drumming professional development workshops for Dedham music teachers. Offered in partnership with the Dedham Public Schools.
  • October 25, 2008
    • Providence Public School District
      Starts:October 25, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Ends: October 26, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Location: Providence, RI
      Description: 2nd in a series of 2 all-day African drumming professional development workshops for Providence music and fine arts specialists. Offered in partnership with the Providence Public School District.
  • September 3, 2008
    • Oakland Unified School District
      Starts:September 3, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Ends: September 4, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Location: Oakland, CA
      Description: African drumming professional development workshop for Oakland music and fine arts specialists. Offered in partnership with the Oakland Unified School District.
  • August 14, 2008
    • Providence Public School District
      Starts:August 14, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Ends: August 15, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Location: Providence, RI
      Description: 1st in a series of 2 all-day African drumming professional development workshops for Providence music and fine arts specialists. Offered in partnership with the Providence Public School District.
  • July 10, 2008
    • UMass Graduate Seminar: African Drumming Pedagogy (Level 1)
      Starts:July 10, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 13, 2008 - 12:00 am
      Location: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
      Description: 3-day graduate course titled "African Drumming: Technique, Pedagogy and Program Implementation in the School Setting - Level 1"

      Offered through the UMass Department of Music & Dance for 2 credits or 45 PDPs. For more info, go to: http://www.umass.edu/music/summer.php
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