The award winning marimba artist Carlos Mejia appears in concert in Pullman on August 12, 2017 at 2 pm. Carlos will be joined by his gifted student, Jennifer Ortiz. They will perform and Carlos will also discuss his role as a Mayan tradition bearer, teacher, and political refugee.
The concert is part of Company of Folk’s “The Art of Work” … Read More
The brilliantly creative artist Tatsu Aoki will perform with his group at Pullman State Historic Site on July 22, 2017 at 2 pm. Tatsu, who grew up in a geisha house and learned traditional shamisen music in that environment, will present a sampling of both shamisen and taiko music at the event, as well as discussed his unique upbringing … Read More
Company of Folk is pleased to announce that folk musician and “First Lady of Children’s Folk Music” Ella Jenkins (1924- ) will receive a 2017 National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for Arts.
For more on this award and Ella’s long career as a Chicago-based folk musician:
Bravo Ella! You are an inspiration to all of us!
Photo: Alison Green