David Herrmann – Drummer
David Herrmann has been an enthusiastic student of rhythms from West and North Africa for over 20 years. He currently serves as Lead Musician for WOFA Dance SLC and has previously performed with Africa Heartwood Project and Akoma Drum. He frequently brings his experience and drum collection to facilitated rhythm circles at festivals and private events.
Natalia Washington – Dancer
Natalia Washington is an academic philosopher at the University of Utah. She was introduced to dance forms from Africa and the African Diaspora in college under Chis Walker, Professor of Dance at the University of Wisconsin Madison, and choreographer for the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica. It’s been a long time since she’s been able to dance and she’s grateful for WOFA and the dance and drum community in SLC.
Victoria Wall – Drummer
Victoria wall has studied both west African and Congolese drumming for well over ten years. She has studied with many different teachers as well as attended many drumming conferences. She plays the djembe, dunun drums, ingoma drum, and a full drum set.