Mammoth Summer Arts Camps: Music with Samba Da
Participants will learn how to play instruments and dance movements with members from the Afro-Samba-Funk-Dance Music group Samba Da! Ibou will be sharing both drumming and dance from Senegal. Papiba will be teaching students the basics of capoeira in a fun and playful way that involves games, animal names, singing and music as well as sharing the rich history of capoeira’s origins. Dandha will be teaching students the beautiful afro-Brazilian dance movements that have deep roots in her hometown.
July 19-23, 2021
Percussionist Ibrahima (Ibou) N’gom was born into a Griot family of traditional musicians in Senegal , West Africa. He has been carrying on his family’s musical lineage since childhood. Ibrahima toured with two prominent Senegalese dance companies, the 2nd National Ballet of Senegal and the Ballet Sinomew before coming to the United States 20 years ago. Ibou will be sharing both drumming and dance from Senegal.
Papiba Godinho is a master of Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial art form created by African slaves in Brazil, which draws on music and acrobatic movements. Papiba will be teaching students the basics of capoeira in a fun and playful way that involves games, animal names, singing and music as well as sharing the rich history of capoeira’s origins.
Dandha Da Hora was born into the rich Afro Brazilian traditions of Salvador, Bahia in Brazil and the carnival group Ile Aiye. She started her dancing career at age 6. Ilê Aiyê has been in the forefront of Civil Rights in Brazil, promoting equality and justice, and is widely recognized as the first Afro-Brazilian BLOCO or group to perform in Brazil's Carnival celebrations.
Dates: July 19th-23th
July 19-21: Ages 5-7 9-10am, Ages 8-11 12-2pm, Ages 12 & up 3-5pm
July 22-23: Rehearsal for all ages 9-11am
July 23th: Performance at 5pm
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Friends of the Arts - $150
Friends of the Arts is our donor level for all patron and arts supporters. We need 250 Friends of the Arts for our after school programs, community outreach, and gallery maintenance.
Patrons - $500
Our Patrons donor level helps provide foundational funding for our student Scholarship program and our Summer Art Camp. We need 25 Patrons.
Dreammakers - $2,500 to $5,000
The Dreammakers donor level will help launch our Music Program and provide continued support for our new Digital Arts program. $50,000 annually.
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