Zimfest 2013

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

Mbira Singing: Chigwaya

Teacher: Erica Azim

Age Levels: Teens, Adults

Skill Levels: Introductory/Beginner Intro/Beg

Topics: Mbira, Singing

Audio recording allowed. No video recording.

Cost: $21

Chigwaya is the traditional Shona mbira song used to call mermaid spirits, which bring health, wealth and protection. The song will be taught in the style learned from Endiby Makope (and also taught by Patience Chaitezvi). It can be sung a capella or with mbira (see separate Zimfest mbira workshop). Audio sample of this version: http://www.mbira.org/audio/tracks/mbira.org-3474-1.mp3

Student Materials: none

Session Location Length
Session 8 (Sun 3:30 PM) HR 1st Floor Southwest Lounge 1.5 hours

Workshop Enrollment

Current Students Workshop Spaces Remaining Space
6 20 14

(30%)