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Instructors Aminata Touré Dobet Gnahoré Fredy Massamba Muriel Kouyaté Teacher N'Faly Kouyaté

N’Faly Kouyaté

multi-talented artist

The winner of « Songlines Music Awards » (with ACSS, 2017), ’Talent of Guinea’ (Paris, March 2015, Best group) and again nominated for the Guinean Music Awards (November 2015), N’Faly Kouyaté, is a multi-talented artist coming from a deeply traditional background. Recently nominated as ‘Ambassador of the Intercultural Dialogue’ in Belgium, winner of the ‘Guinée Music Award’ […]

Aminata Touré

Born in Conakry in Guinea, Aminata grew up in the Matam district, the artistic center of the capital, where dance and music are an integral part of the life of the inhabitants. From an early age she was interested in dance, observed the dancers and the various ballets, mainly the “Matam” ballet. Aminata was 10 […]

Muriel Kouyaté


MURIEL KOUYATE has been fascinated by musical instruments since childhood. The power of music to touch everyone has always been her source of inspiration. MURIEL has always wanted to be a musician. After years of hard work, MURIEL has become a professional Female Percussionist and has developed a unique sound that captivates the public. Instructors […]

Stella Khumalo

Singer, backing vocalist, vocal arranger/harmonies

Singer, backing vocalist, vocal arranger/harmonies.. Been in the music business from the early 80’s worked on recordings and performances as a group named “JAWS” then went on to work with the likes of Mirriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Themba Mkhize, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Lucky Dube, Stimela, Letta Mbulu and Caiphus Semenya respectively. Movie soundtracks: Ushaka, Power […]

Vuyo Tshuma


Vuyo Tshuma started singing at the age of 3. He grew up listening to quartet and vocal jazz music and by the age of 13 he was arranging vocal jazz music. His musical palette has been growing from that age. In his nascent music penchant he became exposed to complex harmonies and other related forms […]

Fredy Massamba


Fredy Massamba grew up in Congo-Brazzaville and currently lives and works in Brussels. His parents instilled the love of music in him and he discovered Congolese rumba by listening to the radio. At the age of fourteen, he joined a choir, singing and playing percussion. In 1991, he was one of the founding members of […]

Anita Daulne

Polyphony, Singer, Composer and Performer.

Anita (ex Zap Mama) trace her cultural origins to the Congo and to Belgium. For many years she have worked on the musical development of traditional songs, the contribution she have made to our western world and as a complement to modern European and American music. For some time she have been exploring this world […]

Dobet Gnahoré

Multi Style Dancer

The minute Dobet Gnahore (pronounced DOH-bay gna-OR-ay) steps onto the stage, it is obvious she is something special. She exudes an inner strength and commanding presence that draws you in, even before she has opened her mouth to sing. Once Dobet does begin to sing, her voice is filled with emotion and range. She moves […]