Amadou Kouyate

May 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 1 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, May 1. It’s the Jewish holiday Yom Ha’Shoah, which translates in English to Holocaust Remembrance Day. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Takoma Park City Council Meeting: Takoma Park’s City Council meets tonight from &:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Takoma Park Community Center. For more information, check out […]

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February 7, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

African Drum Class Teaches Cultural Lesson

Amadou Kouyate offered free African Manding Drumming Workshops at Montgomery College in Rockville this week. In this class, a cultural lesson comes with each drum beat. Officials with Montgomery College say this workshop is a part of their World Ensemble which consists of approximately 45 community and student members of diverse ethnic and musical backgrounds […]

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May 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Kora Virtuoso Amadou Kouyate to Perform at Arts Barn (Video)

Gaithersburg’s World Music Series concludes with a performance by Amadou Kouyate Saturday, June 6 at 8 p.m. at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn. Tickets are $25, $12 for youth 18 and under. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling the Arts Barn box office at 301.258.6394. Amadou Kouyate, West African Manding Diali musician, is the […]

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June 4, 2014 | Staff Writer

Strathmore Presents AIR Percussionist Amadou Kouyate (Video)

Artist in Residence Amadou Kouyate will perform June 4 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Born in Washington, Amadou Kouyate has studied and performed West African Mand­ing music since the age of three. Kouyate is a dynamic djembe and koutiro drummer. He also plays the kora, […]

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November 6, 2013 | Staff Writer

Strathmore Presents AIR Mentor Cathy Fink (Video)

Two-time Grammy Award winner Cathy Fink performs with Artists in Residence Brad Kolodner and Amadou Kouyate Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. This is the first AIR Mentor concerts of the 2013 – 2014 season. Cathy Fink is a performer, producer and songwriter specializing in roots […]

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November 5, 2013 | Staff Writer

Strathmore Artist in Residence Concert Series

Artists in Residence (AIR) concerts in the Mansion begin Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. with mentor Cathy Fink featuring Brad Kolodner and Amadou Kouyate. All AIR concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $17 for the general public. In its ninth season, Strathmore’s AIR education program touches more musical genres than ever before featuring West […]

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