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Yahael Camara Onono Masterclass

Yahael Camara Onono sitting on a chair looking away playing a drum rhythmically

Our first contemporary Milton Court Artist-in-Residence, Yahael Camara Onono, presents a unique masterclass dissecting the music of West Africa. 

This masterclass will comprise of a talk and presentation on Mande, the griots and the djembe, focussing on the role the latter two have played in society. Featuring a live demonstration with musicians to accentuate each part of the lecture and a walk through of how different musical components work harmoniously. 

Yahael Camara Onono is the bandleader, lead djembe player, composer, and arranger of Balimaya Project – whose 2021 debut-album Wolo So, was referred to as ‘one of the most ’significant releases of 2021’.

This masterclass runs for 2 hours.

Milton Court Concert Hall