• Drum Workshop with the Sing Sing Family

Senegalese Artists return to Suffolk for the month of April

Thursday, April 12, 2012
1-2:15pm
Donahue 403, 41 Temple St

Led by Moustapha Faye, the famous Sing Sing family from Dakar, Senegal will be Distinguished Visiting Scholars/Artists-in-Residence for the Black Studies Program at Suffolk University in April 2012. During their residency, Moustapha Faye, Malick Ngom and Nogay Ngom will teach classes and give presentations on the sabar drum and dance traditions to the Suffolk University community and the drum and dance community of Boston and Cambridge.

During their time in the United States, they are also representing The Géwël Tradition Project which was developed to research, document and support the géwël tradition historically and presently.

Come experience the griot traditions of Senegal, West Africa, in this interactive drum workshop!

For a complete list of events with the family, please visit this link: http://www.suffolk.edu/college/27011.html

Sponsored by the Black Studies Program and the Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program in the College of Arts & Sciences. FMI, please contact Professor Bellinger at 617.573.8121 or rbelling@suffolk.edu.

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