VOLTA - West African Music Ensemble
VOLTA, Stony Brook's West African Music ensemble, is made up of students from the beginnning and advanced ensembles. The ensemble performs music from southern Togo, Ghana and Benin. Students learn to play authentic instruments (drums, bells and rattles), sing, and dance. Semester end concerts feature African guest artists.
Thursdays evenings from 4:45pm-6:30pm (beginner) and 6:30pm-8:30pm (advanced)
The beginning ensemble is open to all students - no audition is required. Students in the advanced ensemble are required to take one semester of beginning ensemble.