Beyond Mbira Tuning: Fixing Mbiras

Teacher: Leonard Chiyanike

Age Levels: Teens, Adults

Skill Levels: Any skill level Any

Topics: Mbira

No audio recording. No video recording.

Cost: $28

Let a master mbira maker teach you how to do mbira fixes with tools you can get at your local hardware store. For example, how to fix a key that is way out of line with neighboring keys, when tuned to the correct pitch, and end up with an mbira that looks perfect...with just a file. Bring problem mbiras to be the patients - The Doctor Is In!

Student Materials

Mbiras in any tuning, small hammer, small screwdriver, medium size file, emery cloth or sandpaper for metal.

Session Location Length
Session 2 (Fri 9:30 AM) Mbira 1 @ Theophilus 4th floor lounge 2 hours

Workshop Enrollment

Current Students Workshop Spaces Remaining Space
4 10 6
Percent Full

40%