Intermediate Drum Class & Circle with Kofi Donkor

$20.00

Intermediate Drum Class & Circle with Kofi Donkor

& EarthMovers Drum Collective. Johnson Park, Piscataway, NJ October 16, 2022

Kofi Donkor comes from Otumi, Western, Ghana. He brings his lifelong passion for the drum. He has performed around the world and is part of the African drum and dance troupe Sankofa.
We will start with an intermediate-level class, take a food and social break, and follow with an open drum circle.
We will meet at Johnson Park OPEN GROVE. Please let us know in advance if you need to rent a drum and chair for this.

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Intermediate Drum Class & Circle with Kofi Donkor

and EarthMovers Drum Collective at Johnson Park

Kofi Donkor comes from Otumi, Western, Ghana. He brings his lifelong passion for the drum. He has performed around the world and is part of the African drum and dance troupe Sankofa.
We will start with an intermediate-level class, take a food and social break, and follow with an open drum circle.
We will meet at Johnson Park OPEN GROVE. Please let us know in advance if you need to rent a drum and chair for this.
++ class is $20 at 2:30 PM and includes the open drum and dance circle that follows.
++ you can attend just the open circle at 4:30 pm for $5.

Expert West African drummer Intermediate Drum Class & Circle with Kofi Donkor

and EarthMovers Drum Collective at Johnson Park

Kofi Donkor comes from Otumi, Western, Ghana. He brings his lifelong passion for the drum. He has performed around the world and is part of the African drum and dance troupe Sankofa.

We will start with an intermediate-level class, take a food and social break, and follow with an open drum circle.

Kofi Donkor is an internationally recognized artist and master cultural educator who is most known for his performances and teaching in African Drumming and Dance. For many decades, he has focused on building communities through the arts – teaching students of every age about the authentic histories and cultural celebrations which are still observed to this day. A native of Ghana, Africa, Kofi learned drumming at the knee of his grandfather, a master drummer, as well as learning traditional dances. Kofi also makes drums other traditional instruments of Ghana and teaches the arts of relief sculpture, Adinkra symbolism, mask-making, and more.

Weather permitting, bring some food for a potluck or use the barbeque pit there for some smores?
Join us for an outdoor drum and dance, hoop, and picnic. We meet at Johnson Park off Johnson Park Drive, Piscataway, NJ.

Johnson Park – Piscataway (see directions in about section), New Jersey

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Intermediate Drum Class & Circle with Kofi Donkor

Kofi Donkor was born and raised in Ghana, West-Africa, and learned drumming at an early age from his grandfather, the chief of the Village of Besoro, Kumawu-Asante, as well as the traditional dances and arts (instrument making, sculpture, mask-making, Andinkra symbolism, and more) of his native land. “These art forms mean everything to me – healing, wellness, life, spirit, sanity, identity, authenticity, balance. They bring about togetherness in building a healthy family, a healthy village, our local and global community, etc. I practice these arts because they center me – even if the world is falling apart”, says Kofi.

We will meet at Johnson Park OPEN GROVE. Please let us know in advance if you need to rent a drum and chair for this.
++ class is $20 and includes the open drum and dance circle that follows.
++ you can attend just the open circle at 4:30 pm for $5.
Weather permitting, bring some food for a potluck or use the barbeque pit there for some smores?
Join us for an outdoor drum and dance, hoop, and picnic. We meet at Johnson Park Piscataway off Johnson Park Drive, Piscataway, NJ.
(WRITTEN DIRECTIONS ARE BELOW)
approx marker
GPS 40.507440,-74.447667
Imagine a group of people picking up a drum or some percussion; and the next thing you know, everyone in the park is jamming! The air is filled with motivating sound and movement. You are floating and really feeling the beat!
Join us for an outdoor afternoon of the drum. There is nothing better than drumming and dancing and hooping out at a park. We are at our usual spot at the OPEN GROVE (yes, that is what the sign says).
Bring your own chair, drums, and other percussion instruments, food, water, toys, bug spray, etc. We will have a table for all the food.
See our other events on our calendar page.