University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Sekere Workshop with Omomola Iyabunmi

Wednesday 07 February 2018
6:30PM - 8:00PM
Penn Museum

Sekere performance

Photo: Omomola Iyabunmi, second from the right, founder of the Women’s Sekere Ensemble.

Omomola Iyabunmi

Come and play at the Penn Museum with Philly's own master percussionist Omomola Iyabunmi on Wednesdays, February 7 through March 14, from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Omomola Iyabunmi has pursued her study of African culture and percussion for more than 30 years. Her teachers have included Leonard "Doc" Gibbs, Baba Ibekunle Bey (Robert Crowder), Baba Ishangi Rasak, and Peache Jarman. All sessions are held in a gallery space, surrounded by ancient artifacts. The classes are for all ages and for all levels of playing! A limited number of sekeres will be provided. BYOS (bring your own sekere) recommended!

Admission at the door: $15 general admission; $10 Museum members, students with ID, and children 5 to 17.

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