Sat 22 Oct BEMAC - Fabio Chivhanda Workshop (Mbira etc)

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Saturday 22 October - BEMAC & QPAC (Queensland Performing Arts Centre)
present BEMAC Workshop’ series
FABIO CHIVHANDA WORKSHOP ~ Zimbabwean Mbira Music, Chanting, Dance and Percussion

Fabio offers a colorful workshop based around the Zimbabwean traditional
music, chanting, percussion and dance of the Shona people of Zimbabwe, where ‘Bira’ music ceremonies are based on traditional Zimbabwean Mbira (a kind of Thumb Piano) music. Participants are invited to choose from a variety of ways to join in the workshop: - Learning the melodies & rhythms on Mbira (if they have their own instrument), Rhythms on their own percussion instrument – hand-drums or shakers etc, Dance rhythms and moves, Chanting with the Mbira melodies.

Time: 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Venue: BEMAC Indoor Space, Yungaba 120 Main Street, Kangaroo Point
Entrance: $15 full Price / $12 concessions / $10 BEMAC members
Bookings and further workshop info: Phone BEMAC on 33914433

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