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African Drumming at Macon County Public Library February 16
February 16 @ 6:30 pm
Celebrate Black History Month with an evening of interactive West African drumming Thursday, February 16, 6:30 p.m., in the Macon County Public Library Great Room. Music educator Fonziba Koster, who has presented drumming and culture workshops to thousands over the last 25 years, brings 30 authentic West African Jembe drums for a hands-on drumming experience. Attendees are invited to bring a drum if they have one. People of all ages are welcome.
Fonziba holds a B.A. degree in Music Education, has studied and performed extensively with master drummers from West Africa, and has lived with a family of drummers in the Ivory Coast. Learn more about her at www.fonzibadrums.com. She’ll conduct African drumming and culture workshops in Macon County’s Public Schools in February through the Arts Council’s Artists-in-the-Schools Program.
The event is free; donations will be accepted to support Artists-in-the-Schools. The Library is at 149 Siler Farm Road, Franklin, with lighted parking and wheelchair access. This program is produced by the Arts Council of Macon County; for information phone 828-524-ARTS or email email@example.com.