Zimfest 2013

June 27-30 — Pacific Lutheran University — Tacoma, WA

Festival Updates (News) (Workshops)

News

May 3, 2013 — Online Registration Open!

May 5, 2013 — Volunteer Shifts Sign-Up Open! Check the Shift List and Grid to find available shifts. Please sign up!

June 5, 2013 — Concerts Schedule Updated

June 13, 2013 — Housing and Meals Registration Closed

New Workshops Added

May 29, 2013

  • Advanced Beginning Marimba: Waka Waka with Ric Alviso in Session 5. Click here for more information.
  • Advanced Beginning Marimba: Kutambarara with Jake Roberts in Session 7. Click here for more information.

June 2, 2013

  • Advanced Beginning Marimba: Umlatheni with Nathan Beck in Session 5. Click here for more information.
  • Advanced Beginning Marimba: Qongqothwane (The “Click Song”) with Nathan Beck in Session 7. Click here for more information.

June 5, 2013

  • Intermediate Marimba: Wenge Mambo with Michael Sibanda in Session 5. Click here for more information.
  • Intermediate Marimba: Butsu Mutandari with Claire Jones in Session 6. Click here for more information.
  • Advanced Marimba: Ruva Rangu with Jacob Mafuleni in Session 3. Click here for more information.

June 11, 2013

  • Advanced Beginning Marimba: Chigwindiri with Eric Miller in Session 6. Click here for more information.
  • Intro/Beginning Marimba: Anansi with Kite Giedraitis in Session 3. Click here for more information.
  • Advanced Beginning Marimba: Wai Bamba with MyLinda King in Session 6. Click here for more information.

Canceled Workshops

May 29, 2013

  • Advanced Marimba (Intensive): Todzungaira with Jake Roberts in Session 5 and Session 7.
  • Marimba Music for Children with Matthew Jenkins in Session 4.

June 2, 2013

  • Advanced Marimba (Intensive): Nyama Musango with Nathan Beck in Session 5 and Session 7.

June 5, 2013

  • All workshops and a presentation by Patience Musandirire.
  • Intermediate Mbira: Mandarendare ya Muchena with Claire Jones in Session 3.
  • Presentation: Non-Western Forms of Transcription with Claire Jones in Session 6.

June 11, 2013

  • All workshops by Austin Fracchia.
  • Advanced Marimba (Intensive): Ndinolila with MyLinda King in Session 3 and Session 6.

June 20, 2013

  • Children's Games and Dances with Sheree Seretse in Session 4
  • Advanced Hosho Patterns with Will Piepenbrink in Session 7
  • Mbakumba Dance and Singing with Jona Masiya in Session 5
  • Professionalizing the Arts Industries in Zimbabwe with Lucky Moyo in Session 3
  • Advanced Marimba: Butanda with Jesse Garcia in Session 1
  • Intermediate Marimba: Tine Mhanza Here? with Ashley Crutchfield in Session 8
  • Intermediate Mbira: Nhemamusasa Variations Note Substitutions with Jeff Brahe and Daniel Lockley in Session 3
  • Intermediate Mbira: Mucheka with Jacob Mafuleni in Session 8

June 28, 2013

  • Mbira workshop: Nhema musasa yepasi. Session 5 due to low enrollment

Changed Workshops

May 29, 2013

  • Mbakumba Dance and Singing: with Jona Masiya. Changed from Intensive (Sessions 5 & 7) to single workshop (Session 5).

June 5, 2013

  • Botsotsi: with Michael Sibanda. Changed from Intensive (Sessions 3 & 5) to single workshop (Session 3).