Beginning Mbira (Nyunga nyunga) - Explorations Level 1

Teacher: Tendai Muparutsa

Age Levels: Teens, Adults

Skill Levels: Introductory/Beginner

Topics: Mbira

Audio recording allowed. Video recording allowed.

Cost: By donation

This workshop is for beginning and advanced beginning nyunga nyunga mbira players. The song for the workshop is Unga Utete, and the teacher learned it at the Zimbabwe School of Music. This is a perfect song for delving into the Shona chordal sequence and progressions.

Student Materials

Some mbiras will be provided, but please bring an F tuning nyunga nyunga mbira if you have one.

Workshop by Donation

Please donate the recommended amount for this workshop. This amount would come from the length of the workshop. For example, a 2-hour workshop would have a recommended amount of $28. This workshop is not a free workshop but "by donation" and the teacher is being paid by Zimfest. For more information, please see About Workshops, Workshops by Donation section.

Session Location Length
Session 4 (Sat 9:30 AM) McNary Floor 2 Lounge 2 hours

Workshop Enrollment

Current Students Workshop Spaces Remaining Space
11 15 4
Percent Full

73%