Zimfest 2013

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

Wanda Walker

Wanda Walker has taught marimba at Kutsinhira Cultural Arts Center in Eugene, Oregon, since 1999 and privately since 2002. She performs with Kutsinhira marimba ensembles Jenaguru and Zambuko, as well as Mudzidzi mbira group. Wanda has studied mbira, singing, dance, drum and marimba with many Zimbabwean musicians, including Cosmas Magaya, Musekiwa Chingodza, Ambuya Beauler Dyoko, Chartwell Dutiro, Sheasby Matiure, Patience Chaitezvi, Irene Chigamba and Paul Mataruse. Wanda has arranged several traditional mbira songs for marimba, and has developed a fondness for teaching young people. Wanda has taught at Zimfest since 2003.

Name Sessions Enrollment
Nhimutimu - Full Arrangement
Marimba: Teens, Adults; Intermediate
Session 7 (Sun 1:00 PM) 4/9 students
Nhemamusasa Ye Kutanga Level 2
Marimba: Teens, Adults; Intermediate
Session 6 (Sat 3:30 PM) 9/9 students
Nhemamusasa Ye Kutanga Level 1
Marimba: Teens, Adults; Intermediate
Session 2 (Fri 1:00 PM) 9/9 students
Wanda Walker