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International touring group “Azaguno” to perform at Messiah College on March 18

February 11th, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Feb. 10, 2016) — Messiah College School of the Arts will host Azaguno: African Drum and Dance Ensemble on March 18. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in Messiah College’s Parmer Hall, located in the High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. This multi-ethnic show will feature traditional African, African-American, Carribean and Latin American music and dance. It is open to the public, and tickets can be purchased via the ticket office at 717-691-6036 or Cost is $20 for adults and $10 for students (with ID). For more information, visit Messiah will also host a dance clinic on Tuesdsay, March 15 and a Percussion Clinic on March 16. Both events are free and open to the public. No Tickets required.

About Azaguno
Azaguno, founded in 2001, is a colorful and vibrant multi-ethnic ensemble and international touring group which uses drum, voice, dance and other visual art to produce a unique, African theatrical performance. The group, comprised of 15 musicians and dancers, is co-founded and directed by Dr. Paschal Yao Younge, a native of Ghana who is an associate professor of multicultural music education at Ohio University, with Dr. Zelma Badu-Younge as dance director and choreographer.

About Messiah College
Messiah College, a private Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences, enrolls more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Established in 1909, the primary campus is located in Mechanicsburg, Pa., near the state capital of Harrisburg.

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