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Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies
London, United Kingdom
Kora Beginner Course hosted by Kadialy Kouyate
Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: B104
Course Fee: £115 (Concessions £95)
The Mandinka kora is a unique instrument with 21 strings. It sounds a bit like a harp, but its intricate playing style is closer to flamenco guitar. Kadialy Kouyate comes from the south of Senegal and belongs to the great line of Kouyate griots. He is a gifted performer but also highly regarded as a kora teacher, regularly teaching under- & postgraduate courses at SOAS. This is a taster course for beginners – limited places! Instruments provided.
With Kadialy Kouyate.