Yanvalou

Yanvalou Drum & Dance Ensemble is a faculty-directed ensemble that performs the folkloric music and dance of Africa as it exists today throughout the African Diaspora, particularly in Haiti.

Students perform on authentic instruments, experience a variety of cultures through their music, and present several concerts during the academic year. The ensemble is comprised of students, staff and visiting artists, is directed by Kera Washington '93 and advised by Professor Emeritus Gerdes Fleurant. For more information, please contact Kera Washington at kwashing@wellesley.edu.

Auditions: No prior experience nor an audition is necessary.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Department of Music
Jewett Arts Center
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481


Tel: 781.283.2077 
Fax: 781.283.3687

 


Claire Fontijn
Chair
cfontijn@wellesley.edu
781.283.2072

 

Marion Dry
Director of the Music Performance Program
mdry@wellesley.edu
781.283.2977

 

Magdalen Christian
Music Program Coordinator
mchristi@wellesley.edu
781.283.2077

 

Isabel Fine
Concert Manager
isabel.fine@wellesley.edu
781.283.2028