SUNY Potsdams Crane School of Music will present a concert featuring the West African Drum and Dance Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. May 5 in the Sara M. Snell Music Theater.
This event is free and open to the public.
The West African Drum and Dance Ensemble is a new performing ensemble at Crane, featuring traditional drumming, dancing and singing from West Africa, including a range of music genres. The ensemble performs recreational, ritual, royal, funeral and sacred music. As is typical of West African ensembles, this one is open to all, regardless of musical background or ability, and it is open to both music and liberal arts majors.