Dr. Saïs Kamalidiin and Music students travel to Senegal

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In December 2022, Dr. Saïs Kamalidiin, Associate Professor of Music at Howard, led a group of Howard University musical artists and scholars from The Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts to Dakar, Senegal for a musical arts intensive featuring visits to all the centers of higher musical education located in Dakar, Senegal, with meetings with former Senegalese Minister of Culture, Youssou N'Dour and MacArthur Fellowship recipient, Tomeka Reid. Ms. Reid, the 2022 "Genius Award" winner, spoke exclusively with our students in Dakar on how our culture and music have and continues to transform the world as we know it. 

Watch their journey:


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