Traditional African Music & Dance Program
Few people in the West know much about Traditional African Music and Dance or are aware that it possesses precise rules and codified movements. Traditional African Music and Dance is an essential element of Africa's cultural heritage because it is the living expression of its philosophy, and the living memory of its evolution and cultural wealth over the centuries.
Sankofa Production 2019: Madiba, a life of courageThis year's Sankofa Production celebrates the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.
Thank you to all who came out for this year's Sankofa production. We look forward to another year presenting this unique experience.
We look forward to our next production in the 2019-2020 school year.
Upcoming Fine Arts Events
- Concert Band, Symphonic Band & Percussion Ensemble Concert - May 2
- Choir Concert - May 3
- Classical Dance Showcase - May 8
- String Orchestra & Wind Ensemble Concert - May 10
- Theatre Showcase - May 31
Traditional African Music & Dance Courses
Traditional African Music and Dance is a performing arts class. Students will learn the fundamentals by studying dances from countries of Ghana, Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Guinea and Ivory Coast collaborated using dance theatre to bring our much expected, annual show every April: Sankofa Night.
Level I – Introductory/Beginner
Level II – Beginner
Level III – Intermediate
Level IV – Advanced
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