Interested in learning more about mbira! We would love to hear from you!

Syracuse and CNY is now home to several mbira players. We host teachers from Zimbabwe whenever we can!

If you are passing through contact us and we will see if we can put together a mbira gathering!

September 2018

Musekiwa Chingodza at Camp Nyagunwe

Amber NY

Camp Nyagunwe, September 2017, Amber, NY
 with Patience Munjeri

Diana Green Photography

Camp Nyagunwe offered mbira players around the East Coast a rare opportunity to participate in a weekend mbira intensive. The weekend included daily instruction at all levels, on mbira, singing, and hosho. In the evenings, we relaxed, enjoyed each other’s company, and played mbira together!

Camp Nyagunwe is an annual camp organized by Jennifer Kyker, a long-time mbira player and an assistant professor of musicology at Eastman School of Music.