Zimfest 2013

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

Matthew Jenkins

Matthew Jenkins is a music education specialist at Kings Mills Elementary School in the Kings Local School District, Kings Mills, Ohio. In addition to his regular teaching responsibilities, Matt directs two after school Zimbabwean style marimba ensembles. The Kings Mills Elementary Marimba Ensemble, a non-auditioned ensemble open to fourth graders of Kings Mills Elementary School, and the Kokorodza Marimba Ensemble, an auditioned group open to students in grades 5 and 6 at Columbia Intermediate School, and students in grades 7 and 8 at Kings Junior High School.

The Kokorodza Marimba Ensemble has presented performances and clinic/demonstration sessions at the Ohio Music Education Association Professional Development Conference, and the Cincinnati Museum Center's African Culture Fest. The ensemble will present a session at the American Orff Schulwerk Association National Conference in Denver, CO in November.

Name Sessions Enrollment
Marimba Music for Children
Children, Marimba: Children; Introductory/Beginner
Session 8 (Sun 3:30 PM) 9/12 students
Matthew Jenkins