Monday, February 4, 2019
Drum Circle Workshop with Wahru
Leslie D. Judd, composer
Dimensions Gallery in Artisan Alley/Made 222 West 2nd Street, Bloomington, IN 47403Dimensions Gallery
6:00 – 7:30 PM WorkshopBring your drum and maybe one to share.
Bring your drum and maybe one to share. Wahru Cleveland is an accomplished and celebrated drummer on the djembe, ashiko, bongos, congas, and dunun. She is the founder, director, and leader of Sistah Ngoma, a professional multicultural women’s drum group, and the Columbus Community Drummers. Wahru is the Co-coordinator of MultiCultural/Women of Color Series for the National Women’s Music Festival (NWMF.info), has facilitated drum circles for NWMF for over seventeen years, and has conducted the Festival Drum Chorus since 2002. Wahru is known for her ability to get everybody drumming so, whether you’re a novice or experienced drummer, come and join the circle! Drumwahru.weebly.com
Larissa Danielle Wingate
Dimensions Gallery February 2019 Featured Artist
Leslie D. Judd, composer and singer-songwriter, began her career as a touring musician in the 70s. Long committed to creating performance opportunities for women performers and composers, Leslie worked with Kay Gardner to co-found the New England Women’s Symphony in Boston in the early 70’s, and shaped and produced the Classical Women’s Music Series at NWMF in Bloomington, from 1980-1990, along with Kaia Skaggs, Rebecca Kite, and Lea Pearson. She was the project manager for Kay’s Ouroboros: Seasons of Life—Women’s Passages, at NWMF in 1994. Currently Leslie is Co-Producer and Treasurer for the NWMF, as well as Special Projects & Orchestra Producer. A composer, arranger, music engraver, and more, Leslie lives her commitment to women and music. With this concert, she's returning to the stage to sing and play some old favorites and some of her recent compositions. Lesliedjuddcomposer.com Thank you Artisans Alley Team!