Haruna Walusimbi and Mark Stone
In his work as a multi-instrumentalist, singer, dancer, actor, and educator, HarunaWalusimbi embodies the holistic nature of East African Music and Dance. In addition to his many accomplishments in Uganda, Haruna has achieved international renown as an educator, musician, and actor, performing a leading role in the film Throw Down Your Heart, produced by American banjo legend Bela Fleck and acting alongside Forest Whitaker in the Academy Award Winning film The Last King of Scotland. Haruna will be joined by Mark Stone, associate professor of world music and percussion at Oakland University. In their workshop at SUNY Fredonia, they will share akogo music (Uganda kalimba) from Iteso as well as bakisimba drumming from Buganda.
Presented by Fredonia Percussion Guild, Student Association, and Tycoon Percussion.
Monday, October 14, 2019 at 5:00pm to 5:50pm
Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall
Mason Hall, Fredonia, NY 14063