Berkeley Arts Festival Calendar

11/09/2019

West African Drumming Workshop Series with Mohamed Lamine Bangoura

2nd and 4th Saturday's:
October 13th, October 27th,
November 10th, November 24th,
and December 8th

Time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost: $125 for all 5 classes in series, or $30/class
Location: Ashkenaz Music and Dance Community Center
1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA
RSVPs greatly appreciated.

Enrich your understanding of traditional West African Rhythms with Master Drummer (Djembefola) and artistic director, Mohamed Lamine Bangoura. Lamine has a deep wealth of knowledge & experience; his energy is unique and unparalleled!! Through his music, Lamine's passion for preserving the history and traditions is revealed through his open hearted eagerness to share his culture. This is an incredible opportunity to study with this master artist, rounding out your understanding of these complex polyrhythms.

In this mixed level drum workshop you'll glimpse into the true spirit of Africa, from the energetic rhythms to Lamine's heartfelt appreciation for this ancient instrument as a tool for human connection and language.

Join us!!!

Bring your drum if you have one! If you need a drum to use for class please message in advance. Drum rental fee = $5/class

Nov 9, 3:30pm to 5:30pm, Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley

Maggi Payne, Jeffrey Lubow, and Cullen Miller

CNMAT Presents an evening with Maggi Payne, Jeffrey Lubow, and Cullen Miller.

Program:
8pm: Lubow/Miller in a duo with interactive, spatialized synthesis.
9pm: Payne will be performing a number of new works (details below)

Nov 9, 8pm to 10pm, McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)

Chamber Chorus *Note: actual end time may vary.*

Wei Cheng, Director
This concert uses award-winning Canadian composer Katerina Gimon's choral work Element, a four-movement song cycle by the titles of Earth, Air, Fire, and Water as its framework.
The program features choral compositions from different times and places that reflect each element in their original forms and philosophical meanings, including compositions by James Macmillan, Pierre Villette, Randall Stroope,
Ko Matsushita, and Charles Ives

Nov 9, 8pm to 9pm, Hertz Concert Hall