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Thursday 22 September: Royal Northern College of Music, Carnival

The Royal Northern College of Music realises that their students appreciate diverse musical experiences, complementing the classical style of learning on which RNCM’s reputation is built. Having worked for several years with RNCM, delivering short djembe projects for students and staff, our performance troupe Tanante were delighted to be invited to kick start the new term. The RNCM “Carnival” was a perfect place for students old and new to meet, and our rhythms added to the party atmosphere… (more…)

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Africa Day Drumming and Dance at Loughborough High School for Girls.

Loughborough High School LogoReturning for the Fifth Year running we were invited back to one of our favourite schools to work at; Loughborough High School for Girls. Having been to this school for years and taught about West African history, music and culture, and then leading drumming workshops, this time we had something extra special in store for the pupils; traditional West African Dance lead by our friend and professional dancer Diene Sagna. (more…)

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Diene Sagna’s Wednesday Classes Break for Summer

Our Senegalese dancing friend Diene Sagna‘s regular Wednesday evening dance classes have now stopped for summer. While playing alongside Sidiki Dembele, we’ve really enjoyed supporting these classes. Diene makes them fun and energetic for both dancers and drummer alike…

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Diene Sagna’s African dance class re-commences on Wednesday nights(video)

Diene Sagna is a hugely energetic and inspirational dance teacher. His classes are suitable for dancers of all levels, from complete beginners to professionals and are a great way to keep fit, destress and express yourself… (more…)

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