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Adult African Drumming Funfare!
Adults like to play on instruments, too! Rediscover your inner child and join Kofi Dennis in making steady-beat and rhythmic patterns with the African djembe drums and shekeres. There will be lots of movement, singing and chanting! Cosponsored by the Friends of George Mason Regional Library.
Kofi Dennis is a drummer, performer, and educator. He earned a degree in Early Childhood Education at the Komenda Teaching College, University of Cape Coast in Ghana, West Africa, and a degree in Theater Arts (creative dramatics) from the School of Performing Arts at the University of Ghana.
Since being in the DC metro area, Kofi has educated and entertained as a drummer, storyteller, singer and dancer at venues such as the Kennedy Center, Discovery Theater, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and Wolf Trap’s Theater in the Woods and Filene Center. He has taught creative drama at the Montessori School of Northern Virginia in Annandale for the past 10 years and has been a Wolf Trap Teaching Artist since 1998. He is recognized as a master teacher/trainer and presenter of West African Culture.
Kofi runs Play for Concepts and founded Class Acts Arts which features an outreach program is for at-risk youth in DC area correctional facilities.
This program is appropriate for ages 18+. Register by clicking on the "Begin Registration" button (below).