Zimfest 2013

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

Paul Mataruse

Paul Mataruse was born and grew up in Harare, Zimbabwe, where he played marimba with his twin brother Peter and their friends in the neighborhood. He has taught marimba since 1992 and is currently musical director for Ruzivo. Paul is currently doing several collaborations with Zimbabwean musicians in Harare, with the goal of publishing new examples of fusing Zimbabwean and North-American Zimbabwean-inspired music featuring marimba, mbira, guitars and Zimbabwean vocalists.

Name Sessions Enrollment
Taireva on nyunga nyunga mbira
Mbira: Teens, Adults; Intermediate
Session 5 (Sat 1:00 PM) 4/10 students
Chachimurenga
Marimba, Singing: Teens, Adults; Introductory/Beginner
Session 8 (Sun 3:30 PM) 10/10 students
Intensive: Ndangariro
Marimba, Mbira, Singing: Teens, Adults; Intermediate
Session 3 (Fri 3:30 PM), Session 6 (Sat 3:30 PM) 10/10 students
Babamudiki
Marimba: Teens, Adults; Intermediate
Session 4 (Sat 9:30 AM) 11/11 students
Paul Mataruse