The Winona State University Department of Music will present a concert by guest artist Sowah Mensah, ethnomusicologist, composer and master drummer from Ghana, West Africa, as part of the International Music Series on Thursday, September 13, from 6-7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center Recital Hall.
Mensah is currently a professor of music at both Macalester College and the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. In addition to teaching, Mensah directs African music ensembles at both schools and at the University of Minnesota. Mensah has taught music in both Ghana and Nigeria as well.
The concert if free and open to the public. Visit
www.winona.edu/music/musicseries.asp for more information.