Zimfest 2013

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


Teacher: Erica Azim

Age Levels: Teens, Adults

Skill Levels: Introductory/Beginner Intro/Beg

Topics: Mbira

Audio recording allowed. No video recording.

Cost: $28

Chigwaya is the traditional Shona mbira piece required to call mermaid spirits, which bring health, wealth and protection. The piece will be taught in the style learned from Endiby Makope (late brother of Patience Chaitezvi). It can also be sung either with or without mbira, as taught in a separate Zimfest workshop. (tuning: Nyamaropa in MBIRA workshop pitch around B)

Student Materials: Mbiras (Nyamaropa in MBIRA workshop pitch) will be available if you cannot bring your own.

Session Location Length
Session 4 (Sat 9:30 AM) HR 109 South Lounge 2 hours

Workshop Enrollment

Current Students Workshop Spaces Remaining Space
9 10 1