Upcoming Events

February 6 - May 20, 2015
Artists in Juvenile Justice Initiative
Location: Rotenberg Girls Treatment Center, Westborough, MA
Description: African drumming artist residency for incarcerated youth. The Artists in Juvenile Justice Initiative is made possible in part 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/?p=6416
March 18 - May 28, 2015
Artists in Juvenile Justice Initiative
Location: Our House Boys Treatment Center, Greenfield, MA
Description: African drumming artist residency for court-involved youth. The Artists in Juvenile Justice Initiative is made possible in part 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/?p=6416
June 29 - July 1, 2015
URI African Drumming Graduate Seminar
Location: University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Description: Learn traditional West African drumming and earn 2 graduate credits in 3 days! Open to students and professionals, as well as the general public.

To enroll, or for more info, go to: http://bit.ly/african-drumming-uri
July 1 - July 23, 2015
Ghana Study Abroad: Music, Arts & Culture (Summer Session)
Location: Ghana
Description: Award-winning 3-week African Drum & Dance Cultural Field Study in Ghana, West Africa. Offered in partnership with the UMass Amherst 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 6 - July 10, 2015
Central CT State University Summer Music Institute
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://web.ccsu.edu/smi/courses.asp#genMus
July 13 - July 17, 2015
San Jose State Summer Masters Program
Location: San José State University, San Jose, CA
Description: Learn to bring the joy and power of traditional West African drumming to your classroom! Instruction is differentiated to accommodate a wide range of students and professionals, including K-12 music teachers. No prior experience necessary.

Worth 1 graduate credit through San Jose State University's new Three-Summer Master's Program in Music Education.

Learn more: http://www.sjsu.edu/pdp/programs/music-summer/index.html
December 30 - January 11, 2016
Ghana Study Abroad: Music, Arts & Culture (Winter Session)
Location: Ghana
Description: Award-winning 12-day African Drum & Dance Cultural Field Study in Ghana, West Africa. Offered in partnership with the UMass Amherst 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.

Learn more: http://thisworldmusic.com/africa