The name "Kutinya" developed from the fastidious and euphoric Marimba play art, which let the listeners of their places jump up
The Trio invite in April/May big group of children who want to see Europe.
But of course the Trio is avaiiable the whole year.
They make Workshops in schools etc.
a prominent, multi talent and a great Marimba Virtuose took several music students under its care and brought it to the point of the Marimba Play art.Nicholas Manomano (aka. NicMan) was born 1976 in Murehwa, a agricultural village where it received its primary and secondary education. His informing career began 1994 at the primary school in Munamba. Since at that time he increased, in order to become respected players and Tutors in Zimbabwe and Europe. Its musical influence affected some Marimbagruppen to accept its kind of the play. It enjoys high cultural reputation by different programs including organizing the international music trips and the Marimba Workshops and organizes for 5 years the large Marimba festival in Harare, where approx. 200 Marimba Spielerinnen meet. Its ability, in that multi-radially situation to work is a certification of its expertise.
The founding of the Kutinya Marimba Music Center
One of the greatest achievements registered by Nic Manomano is the founding of Kutinya Marimba Band in 1999 together with the former Marimba players of Dominican Convent and Prince Edward Schools. Over the years, it expanded accommodating players from other schools such as Gateway, Harare International School and many others providing marimba tuition. As the demand for tuition increased, the band was promoted to become a music institution whose art-work vibrated in all corners of Harare.
The Marimba originates from Africa. Of 16. Century on gives it numerous written and ikonographische sources for Xylophone in Africa. The oldest reference - a report of the Arab traveler Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Battuta over its visit in the Kingdom of Mali - originates from the year 1352, thus from one epoch for a long time before beginning of the transatlantic slave trade.
The Mbira (also Kalimba, Sanza or thumb piano mentioned) is a nearly 1000 years old music instrument from Africa. The European designation reads Lamellophon, although this term does not only describe Mbiras.
Originally of the people of the Shona in Simbabwe and Mozambique and easily, is considered it develops Simbabwes today as national instrument and is common in the southern Africa. Only in Simbabwe the Mbira play matured to its own art near.Besides this instrument welfare-end forces repeated.
Nicholas Manomano is touring every summer with ca 7 - 10 pupils/inside at the age of approximately 15 years through Germany, France and the Netherlands und organized Workshops in schools, universities, associations and other interested one.
Manomano gives Marimba Workshops in Marimba Workshops in Ochtrup the Marienschool in Ochtrup (Munster)
Delivery of gifts at Manomano Mbira lessons in motion in Pforzheim from the director of the Marienschool
International Marimba Tours
2002 - 2014 in Germany, England, France, Netherlands.