Amadou Kouyate

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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