Performing Music from Zimbabwe and Latin America

Masanga Members:
Ric Alviso (Professor Ric)
Monica Bowser (The Singer)
Risa Isogawa (Taiko Risa)
Joel Mankey (The Monkey)
Scott Murphy (Tiny)
Nick Schutz (Nick Spitz)
Alex Smith (Drummer Man)
Stefani Thomas (That Girl!)
and Bethany Spielman 

 

STAY SAFE DURING THIS CORONAVIRUS BREAK AND WE HOPE TO BE BACK IN ACTION AND SEE YOU SOON! IN THE MEANTIME ENJOY Waka Waka, from our newest Record, "Shakanaka"

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Feb8

Southern California /Hawaii Ethnomusicology Conference

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University of California Riverside Arts Building 166, 900 University Avenue, Riverside. CA. 92521

A free marimba festival as part of the conference features Masanga along with two other groups playing marimba music from Guatemala, Ecuador, and Columbia. If you are interested in the wide range of marimba music this is an event not to be missed. There will also be a pre-concert talk starting at 7:15 with ethnomusicologists Ric Alviso, Robert Garfias, and Jonathan Ritter. Masanga plays at 9pm until they kick us off the stage.

Directions: Enter campus via University Avenue. The Arts Building is one of the first buildings on the right behind the Studio Theater. Make a right into the first available parking area and go to the kiosk. Complimentary parking is available at the kiosk.

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