Marimbas are wooden-keyed, xylophone-like instruments that are played by striking the keys with mallets. For performances, individual resonators hang beneath each wooden note to amplify the … Read more...
At Kutandara, we believe that our music inspires, transforms, and connects us to each other and our world. Because we believe this, we commit to seeking opportunities for others to share these experiences, honoring the traditions that create and sustain this music, using our collective gifts and talents to grow these experiences in new ways, connecting those around us to the peoples and cultures of Southern Africa, collaborating with others as we create communities around this music, recognizing and building the interdependence of the members of our community, and engaging others in our success and honoring their commitment to us and to each other. Our music touches people in different ways. Some weep
Our music touches people in different ways. Some weep with longing and deep understanding. Others can’t stop spinning, dancing, bouncing, and smiling. Still others watch in amazement, unable to process the joy and energy coming from the instruments and the people playing them. Our directors, … Read More
Kutandara's teaching staff includes many different instructors with different strengths and experiences. All of our staff members have a passion for music..and a passion for … Read More
When you participate in a class at Kutandara, you learn more than just music. You learn critical thinking skills, develop higher cognitive skills, and increase your ability to … Read More
We believe that rhythm and music are an inherent part of human nature and that each of us has an ability to uncover this nature. We believe that you have musical ability and … Read More