Zimfest 2013

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

Ric Alviso

Ric Alviso has played mbira and marimba for 20 years. He studied in ZImbabwe in 1998 with Ephat Mujuru, Chris Mhlanga, Forward Kwenda, Beauler Dyoko, Lucan Pasapamire, Sekuru Gora, and the Chigambas. In 2000 he founded Masanga Marimba and has been their primary director and arranger. He has a BM in music composition and a Master's a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from UCLA with a focus on African music. He is Professor of World Music at California State University Northridge and Santa Monica College.

Name Sessions Enrollment
Arranging for Marimba
Marimba: Adults; Intermediate
Session 2 (Fri 1:00 PM) 20/20 students
Waka Waka
Marimba, Singing: Teens, Adults; Advanced Beginner
Session 8 (Sun 3:30 PM) 14/15 students
Marenje
Marimba, Singing: Teens, Adults; Intermediate
Session 6 (Sat 3:30 PM) 15/15 students
Waka Waka
Marimba, Singing: Teens, Adults; Advanced Beginner
Session 5 (Sat 1:00 PM) 12/15 students
Ric Alviso