Upcoming Events

  • 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/
  • 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/
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • June 18, 2014
    • Ghana Study Abroad: Music, Arts & Culture (Summer Session I)
      Starts:June 18, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 10, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Location: Ghana, West Africa
      Description: Award-winning 3-week African Drum & Dance Cultural Field Study in Ghana, West Africa. 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.

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

      Learn more: http://thisworldmusic.com/ghanatours_video/
  • July 9, 2014
    • Ghana Study Abroad: Music, Arts & Culture (Summer Session II)
      Starts:July 9, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 31, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Location: Ghana, West Africa
      Description: Award-winning 3-week African Drum & Dance Cultural Field Study in Ghana, West Africa. 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.

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

      Learn more: http://thisworldmusic.com/ghanatours_video/
  • July 14, 2014
    • Gordon College
      Starts:July 14, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Ends: July 18, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Location: Wenham, MA
      Description: 5-day graduate-level workshop on techniques for teaching African drumming. Worth 3 graduate credits. The course is part of Gordon's Masters of Music Education program.

      Learn more: http://www.gordon.edu/workshops
  • August 5, 2014
    • URI African Drumming Graduate Seminar
      Starts:August 5, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Ends: August 7, 2014 - 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
  • December 31, 2014
    • Ghana Study Abroad: Music, Arts & Culture (Winter Session)
      Starts:December 31, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Ends: January 12, 2015 - 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/
  • January 31, 2015
    • Moravian College
      Starts:January 31, 2015 - 9:00 am
      Ends: January 31, 2015 - 4:00 pm
      Location: Bethlehem, PA, United States
      Description: Daylong African drumming workshop for the Moravian College Music Department.
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