South Africa

In September 2011, Spirit of America was invited to bring music, motion and the arts to the youth of South Africa! Through workshops, performances, and shared experience we partnered with South African organizations to inspire growth, hope, and life.

Workshops for young people throughout the tour:

Performance arts, Costume design, Make-up Design, Set construction, Back stage tech, Mosaic design, Instrument repair, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion

In Durban

Assisting the Ekhaya Multi Arts Centre in creating a new community youth music ensemble for the local township, with a committment to a five-year continuing development plan.


4 Field Show performances at King Zwelithini Stadium, Umlazi  – September 6-9, 2011

In Johannesburg

Daily workshops
Matinee performances for youth

The Fall and Rise of the Phoenix!

Invited to perform as the grand finale event of Joburg’s Arts Alive International Festival at The Mandela at Joburg Theatre – September 21-25, 2011



Re-Sound: Forgotten Instruments, Filling Empty Hands