Marimba in the Mountains: A benefit for Tariro!

Tendai Muparutsa with Chiroto Marimba

In this post, I’m pleased to share news about an upcoming event in Ronald, WA, to benefit Tariro and Pembera Youth Marimba!  Music teacher Jacqueline Fallon, at Cle Elum Roslyn elementary school, is organizing Marimbas in the Mountains, featuring Cle Elum-Roslyn’s Pembera Youth Marimba ensemble.  In addition, the event will feature special guest group Chiroto Marimba Ensemble from Moscow, ID, joined by the talented Zimbabwean musician and ethnomusicologist Tendai Muparutsa.  Here are the event details:

Marimba in the Mountains!

Location: Hawthorne Hall, 3rd St & W. Atlantic St., Ronald, WA
Date: Saturday May 07, 2011
Time: 5:30-10:30pm
Price: $10

The event will include dinner, live music by Pembera and Chiroto, and a cakewalk!  Dinner includes a choice of red, white, vegetarian or gluten free lasagna, salad, garlic bread, and a variety of drinks. There will also be a selection of Zimbabwean food for to sample.

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