Sticks+Bars Youth Marimba Ensemble is D.C.’s first-and-only African style marimba band! Composed of students in 5th–12th grade representing variouswards and schools in D.C. and the surrounding area, Sticks+Bars mission is to have students experience playing the marimba music of Zimbabwe, South Africa, and beyond!


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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts