Posted on: March 13th 2017

Thomas Bennett welcomes Hilltop Primary School

Year 4 students from Hilltop Primary School enjoyed learning all about the music of Africa when they visited Thomas Bennett Community College on Thursday. The children watched a number of tantalising performances by the  African Drum Group who showcased their amazing  skills on djembe. Many of our young guests joined the drummers on stage for an improvised performance playing the djembe drums and different percussion instruments. There were two performances by the choir who taught the children two African songs and an African chant, with some of the primary students volunteering to lead an African Call and Response performance.

The primary children are doing a project all about Africa so this was a lovely opportunity to teach them about the many different musical styles from the African continent.

A big thank you to the choir and drummers who worked so hard to deliver the entertaining performances and represented Thomas Bennett in their usual high standards.