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EDU 6526

Running head: A SAMPLE OF THE INQUIRY/INDUCTIVE INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGY African music ensemble class: A sample of inquiry/inductive instructional strategy Kedmon Mapana Seattle Pacific University From November 28th to December 24th 2008, I attended a workshop on curriculum development for high … Continue reading

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More pictures of the Wagogo music festival, July 17, 2010

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Pictures from the festival (July 17, 2010)

Various pictures from the Wagogo music festival that was held at Chamwino village, Dodoma, Tanzania. Photos by Ramona, Holmes

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Wagogo Musical Festival 2010

This year’s Wagogo music festival will be held on July 17, 2010 from 10:00am to 6:00pm at Chamwino village in Dodoma region. The festival will bring 14 groups from 6 villages: Chamwino, Msanga, Majeleko, Makoja, Nzali and Kawawa. Those who … Continue reading

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Dancing and Singing on Two Continents

Ever heard of an “ilimba,”ng’oma or a “filimbi ya mwanzi?” They’re two three traditional Tanzanian musical instruments of the Wagogo people of Dodoma, central Tanzania, and Kedmon Mapana can play both three of them. Mapana is at Seattle Pacific University … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Tanzania in Its Music: From Ngoma to Bongo flava

In pre-colonial Tanzania, there was only one musical form, which was found among Tanzanian communities, namely ngoma (traditional dances). Every ethnic group in Tanzania had its own ngoma. The performance of ngoma differed from one ethnic group to another. The … Continue reading

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Kedmon’s Bio

Kedmon Mapana is an Assistant Lecturer at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Department of Fine and Performing Arts. He earned a Music Education Certificate from Butimba Teachers College, a BA in Music and a Master of Arts in … Continue reading

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