Ethnomusicology graduate student J. S. Kofi Gbolonyo is among international music scholars, educators, and performers

Ethnomusicology graduate student J. S. Kofi Gbolonyo is among international music scholars, educators, and performers who have been invited by MENC (the National Association for Music Education) and the University of Tennessee School of Music to present at the National Symposium on Multicultural Music. The symposium takes place from October 11-14 at the University of Tennessee Conference Center in Knoxville. Gbolonyo will present two sections on African music and dance education, a workshop on African children’s games and songs, and an African music and dance performance with the Tennessee Children’s Dance Ensemble. His first section is entitled “Teaching West African Children's Games and Songs: An African Participatory Approach” and his second section is entitled “The Concept ‘Music’ as Defined in Ghana: A Traditional African Approach to Teaching Music and Dance in Western Classrooms."