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Teens learning rhythms of the world

Somerset Academy Central Miramar students beat drums to a samba beat as Grammy-nominated musician Willie Stewart stood in front of the 50 youngsters, bobbing his head and keeping the tempo on the drums. The students, ages 13-17, are undergoing 14…

A Beat of Art

By Letoya Stairs, Rhythm of Africa Music Program & 2010 Knight Arts Challenge Winner Seventeen children.  Two schools. One hour of rehearsal. Thirty minutes to shine. Many Beats. One Rhythm The challenge seems complex, but the mission is simple.  Share the…