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Tafadzwa Maiture Performance
October 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Join us at Rhythm Discovery Center for a special performance by Zimbabwean musician Tafadzwa Maiture. Tafadzwa will bring a unique style of music utilizing singing and electric mbira. Performances will take place at 11 AM and 2 PM and are appropriate for all ages. Attendance to the performance is included in the price of admission.
A little more about Tafadzwa:
Tafadzwa “Taffie” Matiure is a citizen of Zimbabwe. Winner of the prestigious DreamStar Zim competition in 2017 alongside his band, Footprints, Mr. Matiure is a renowned performer and teacher of mbira, marimba, acoustic guitar, percussion, vocal and traditional dancing. He grew to love music at an early age through the influence and mentorship of his late father, Dr. Sheasby Matiure, who taught & performed Shona music and founded the Mbira Queens in Bloomington, Indiana.
Tafadzwa was a choirmaster of a boy’s choir during high school, then enrolled in the Zimbabwean College of Music and graduated with a National Certificate in Music. Alongside his college studies, Tafadzwa frequently appears at the Harare International Festival of Arts (HIFA), and the Annual International Carnival as a traditional dancer. He is currently completing his degree in Music Business, Musicology and Technology in Zimbabwe at Midlands State University.