Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Thanks to the Sponsors

Last night was the performance of the Destiny Africa Children's Choir at the Common Fence Music Hall in Portsmouth, RI.  What an incredible experience!  The children began their energetic day teaching area children how to play an African drum.  Our students were very eager to learn drumming and spent a good part of the day testing out what they had learned on each of the drums which the children, both male and female, played.

At night, the choir gave an astonishing performance of highly energetic dancing, melodious singing, and powerful drumming, which reverberated throughout the room.  The music was upbeat leading everyone to arise and partake of the dancing!  The area students and a few others from the audience danced with the choir.

The children, who are all orphans living in Kampala, Uganda, were amazing.  They seemed so wel adjusted that one could hardly believe the harsh conditions under which they were living before they arrived at the orphanages.  Well- behaved children, they work hard and are being ttrained to be leaders in their country.  They were very eager to help the American children with their drumming techniques.

Many thanks to the  the sponsors of the event:

1345 West Main Road
Middletown, RI 02840

82 East Main Road 
Middletown, RI 02843

99 East Main Road
Middletown, RI 0284USA

933 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871

AfriClassical Highlights:
If you desire to experience a performance of music in your area, here are some upcoming events.  

August 13, 2015 - Flutronics will release their new EP, City of Breath,
which features their classical perfomance on flutes. 

August 12, 2015 - John Malveau is featuring Jazz at the Hollywood Bowl,  2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA.  Admission and bus ride are free.  Bus leaves Long Beach.  For more info call (323) 850-2000

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