Sheree Seretse

Sheree Seretse

Sheree Seretse began her extensive study of Zimbabwean music at the University of Washington with Dumisani Maraire and began teaching with him in 1973. In 1975, Sheree began classes with Lora Chiorah to teachers for college credit; and in 1978, Sheree began teaching marimba, dance, and drums at the Langston Hughes Cultural Arts Center, where she remained as staff for 30 years.

Sheree is also the director of three ensembles which have performed various places around the globe—Anzanga, Shumba Youth, Zambuko African-American Marimba Ensembles—and has enhanced her studies by making multiple trips to Zimbabwe and beyond.


Name Sessions Enrollment
Intro/Beginning Drumming - Basic Shona drumming
Drumming: Teens, Adults; Introductory/Beginner
Session 3 (Fri 3:30 PM) 19/20 students
Intermediate Marimba - Jocho
Marimba: Teens, Adults; Intermediate
Session 8 (Sun 3:30 PM) 9/9 students