Resources

Music

dandemutande.org
A worldwide internet clearing house for all things related to Zimbabwean music

bokamarimba.com
Heather’s favorite band!

Instruction

www.opendoormusicstudio.com
Inspired music teacher Vashti Summervill offers piano, marimba/drum, voice and parent/child preschool instruction.

bigchoir.org
The Boise Intergenerational ("BIG") Choir, an all-ages community performing group

zimfest.org
An annual festival celebrating Zimbabwean music, dance and culture

womenvoices.weebly.com
Local (near Idaho City) weekend women’s music camp featuring marimba and many other styles of handmade music

Instruments Makers in the Northwest

marimbaworks.com

padaukdust.com

Zimbabwe Aid Organizations

ancient-ways.org
Works in rural areas providing health care, sanitary toilets and drinking water, children’s school fees and meals for preschoolers

tariro.org
Assists young girls orphaned by AIDS to complete their education

mbira.org 
Supports hundreds of traditional Zimbabwean musicians through the sale of music recordings and traditionally-made instruments