Mbira of Zimbabwe


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Western Australia
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The Mbira, sometimes called the ‘thumb piano’ is an African instrument. It has been played by the Shona people of Zimbabwe for over a thousand years! George Joe will introduce its origins and history before playing the Mbira and singing some traditional tunes in the Shona language which students will accompany with percussion and singing.


Program type

Program duration
(Minutes)
Age Group
(Year level)
Cost per student
(Plus GST)
Number of students
(Minimum)
Minimum fee
(Plus GST)
Standard
50
Prep to 12
$7
150
$1050
Pre-Primary
30
Pre-Primary
$N/A
30 max
$395
The Mbira, sometimes called the ‘thumb piano’ is an African instrument. It has been played by the Shona people of Zimbabwe for over a thousand years! George Joe will introduce its origins and history before playing the Mbira and singing some traditional tunes in the Shona language which students will accompany with percussion and singing.
Program duration
50
(Minutes)
Age group
Prep to 12
(Year level)
Cost per student
$7
(Plus GST)
Number of Students
150
(minimum)
Minimum fee
$1050
(Plus GST)