Music

Other Ensembles

In different years qualified graduate students or distinguished visitors have led other ensembles such as:

  • Afro-Cuban Drumming
  • Balinese Gamelan Angklung
  • Balinese Gender Wayang
  • Irish Traditional
  • Klezmer
  • Mande Music - This one-semester course in the musical traditions of Mande (Maninka and Mandinka) peoples of western Africa consists of three separate ensembles: JEMBE and DUNDUN drums, BALAFONS (xylophones), and guitars. KORA (harp) will be taught on a limited basis. Students will also learn about the culture in which the music lives through readings, recordings, and video viewings.  The ensemble will present public performances.
  • Samba