African Music Ensemble

CATEGORY: Student Life
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The African Music Ensemble performed in the new Mairs Concert Hall on February 16.

The Macalester African Music Ensemble, founded in 1987, performs traditional African music primarily from Ghana, but also from Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Guinea, The Gambia, Kenya, and Tanzania. In addition to singing, the Ensemble performs with a variety of African instruments including xylophones, marimbas, flutes, horns, an assortment of drums and gourds. The 40-member ensemble is open to all members of the Macalester College community.

PUBLISHED: 03/06/2013