Teacher: Jennifer Kyker
Age Levels: Teens, Adults
Skill Levels: Any skill level
Audio recording allowed. No video recording.
Singing in Shona is back! From beginning to advanced singers, this class is designed for all students who have a desire to improve their singing. Through singing in a variety of Shona vocal genres such as jiti, mbira, mbakumba, and mhande, we will focus on improving the ability of non-Zimbabweans to sing in Shona. Participants will work on the pronunciation of basic written Shona by focusing on especially challenging lyrics from various songs. The structure of Shona call-and-response and mbira singing lines will be discussed and students will experiment with a vocal tone and timbre suited to Shona singing. This class is excellent for all levels of ability and is designed to enhance participants' skill in learning songs in other contexts.
Bring a recording device, notebook and pencil.
|Session 8 (Sun 3:30 PM)||Benton 204||2 hours|
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