From Africa to Chicago: A Children’s Game Teaches Music

“Holo holo holo holo, gbe sia, bne nono…” The voices of my second grade general music students sing in Ewe as the students hold the garden rocks, tracing circles on the floor. “Ala, sariki babu. Ala sariki babu.” Each student excitedly picks up his or her rock and,...

Ghana Program Wins Top Award from Abroad101 and STA Travel

We are thrilled to announce that ThisWorldMusic’s Ghana program has been named a Top Pick in the 2012 Abroad101 Study Abroad Rankings presented by STA Travel! Thanks to our amazing participants for so many 5-star reviews, as well as to our partners, without whom...

UMass plays Agbekor in Ghana (video)

Got back earlier tonight from teaching Agbekor to my African Drumming class at Westfield State UNIVERSITY (all Massachusetts State Colleges were recently given the status upgrade, to much fanfare) and was feeling nostalgic for Tratamento this terrific clip of my 2009...