Welcome to our Walker|West blog!

  • Summer Newsletter

    Walker|West Accents & Illuminations Future Focused: Raising Capital for the Culture Walker|West is claiming its title as a cultural destination and resource for the Rondo community. Now is the time to empower the entire community through music education from the African American experience. The richness in Black history, especially that of Rondo, requires continuous celebration.

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  • Spring Newsletter

    Building a bold future While it seems that spring is fading quickly, at Walker|West, we’re just getting warmed up! As we look ahead into the next big phase for our organization, the power of music gives us more than enough room to gather, and grow with intention. Continue reading as we explore the strong community and

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  • Winter Newsletter

    Last fall, Walker|West teaching artist Brother Ghana Mbaye worked with 5th – 8th grade students from St. Peter Claver Catholic School, during a 10-week residency as part of our #WalkerWestWithoutWalls initiative. Students learned African drumming, had vocal coaching, practiced dance moves, and honed their storytelling skills. The culmination of all that hard work: a Christmas

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