Yahael Camara Onono Masterclass

  • 2pm
Yahael Camara Onono Masterclass
Event information


About this event:

Jazz | Masterclass
Event type:
Booking required | In-person
Milton Court Concert Hall

Event information

Guildhall is delighted to welcome the Barbican's first contemporary Milton Court Artist-in-Residence, Yahael Camara Onono, to present a unique masterclass dissecting the music of West Africa. This masterclass will comprise of a talk and presentation on Mande, the griots and the djembe, focussing on the role the latter two have played in society. Featuring a live demonstration with musicians to accentuate each part of the lecture and a walk through of how different musical components work harmoniously. Yahael Camara Onono is the bandleader, lead djembe player, composer, and arranger of Balimaya Project – whose 2021 debut-album Wolo So, was referred to as ‘one of the most 'significant releases of 2021’. 

Venue information

Milton Court, based across the road from our Silk Street building, provides the School with world-class performance and training spaces, including a state of the art concert hall, a lyric theatre, a studio theatre and several major rehearsal rooms.

Milton Court, 1 Milton Street, London, EC2Y 9BH