In the masterclass facilitated by Makadem, a renowned musician specializing in the traditional Luo instrument called Nyatiti, participants are introduced to the rich history and art of playing this unique instrument. Makadem shares his expertise and insights on the Nyatiti, providing a comprehensive understanding of its origins, construction, and techniques for playing.
The masterclass begins with an exploration of the Nyatiti's cultural significance within the Luo community. Makadem delves into the instrument's historical roots and its role in traditional ceremonies and storytelling. Participants gain a deeper appreciation for the cultural heritage associated with the Nyatiti and its importance in preserving Luo traditions.
In the masterclass facilitated by Ronjey, a renowned drummer with expertise in traditional African drums, participants are immersed in the captivating world of African drumming. Ronjey shares his personal journey as a drummer, from his humble beginnings to achieving international recognition for his skills. He also provides valuable insights on how to maintain traditional African drums, ensuring their longevity and optimal performance.
The masterclass begins with an exploration of the cultural significance of African drums. Ronjey delves into the rich history and diverse traditions associated with different types of African drums, highlighting their role in various ceremonies, rituals, and community celebrations. Participants gain a deeper appreciation for the cultural heritage embodied in these drums and the importance of preserving their traditions.