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. If you are interested, please attend the first meeting.