Camara African Drum and Dance to perform at Penn State Fayette

LEMONT FURNACE, Pa. — The Camara West African Drum and Dance Company is set to perform at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus at 12:15 p.m. on Feb. 6 in the Student Center (Williams Building) on campus.

Founded by Guinea-born drummer Yamoussa Camara in 2007, the Pittsburgh-based company of musicians and dancers performs “unique and exciting arrangements of West African music punctuated by original choreography and authentic costumes made in Guinea,” according to the company’s website.

Camara teaches African Drum Ensemble at the University of Pittsburgh and West African Dance at Point Park University, in addition to several community workshops for adults and children. More information, along with performance photos, can be found at