World Music Series: Masanga Marimba

Event Date: 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 12:00pm

Event Date Details: 

Event Location: 

  • UCSB Music Bowl

Event Price: 

Admission is free.

Event Contact: 

Adriane Hill
Marketing and Communications Manager
UC Santa Barbara Department of Music
(805) 893-3230
ahill@music.ucsb.edu
 
As part of the World Music Series, California State University, Northridge professor Ric Alviso leads his high-energy Masanga Marimba in a performance of music from Zimbabwe and Latin America.  The group performs on seven Zimbabwean marimba-s (akin to xylophones) of various sizes along with vocals, drums, percussion, saxophone, and trumpet. Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the UCSB Music Bowl. Admission is free. The World Music Series is co-presented by the UCSB MultiCultural Center and the Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music.