African drumming classroom

Students learn African Drumming from Baltimore County music teacher Diane Schaming, who studied music and dance in Ghana, West Africa, this past summer through ThisWorldMusic and UMass Amherst.

From today’s Baltimore Sun:

With 600 students, including a significant percentage of immigrants, music teacher Diane Schaming wanted to try something new to interest the children in the music of different cultures. So last summer she went to Africa and brought back music to Baltimore County’s Shady Spring Elementary School that now vibrates through every molecule of her classroom trailer.

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