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Safety Measures at Symphony Space

We are thrilled to be welcoming you to Symphony Space!

Masks are required: everyone 2 years of age and older (except artists while performing) must wear a mask at all times while in the building.

Proof of full vaccination is required for certain events. Be sure to check the individual event pages for all shows you plan to attend.

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The Sources of African Music

  • Culture | Africa
  • Format | Workshop, School Assembly, Cultural Field Trip, After School Program, Community Event
  • Discipline | Music
  • Level | Grades 3 to 5, Grades 6 to 8, Grades 9 to 12

Voices and a multitude of traditional African instruments, such as the mbira, djimbe and shekere, bring African music to life in this offering. Professional musicians share their instruments and include students in the communal nature of music in Africa, introducing them to some of the key elements: polyrhythm, call and response, and improvisation.

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