Contact & Location


Lionel Hampton School of Music

Physical Address:
Corner of Blake & W. Sweet Ave.
PHONE: 208-885-6231
FAX: 208-885-7254

Mailing Address:
Lionel Hampton School of Music
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4015
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4015

World Music Celebration

World Music Celebration poster graphic"Exploring Cultures through Music"
March 6 & 7 

The University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton School of Music is proud to present the Third Annual World Music Celebration to be held on Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7.

This yearly event offers performances and workshops by visiting international artists. We are excited to welcome back Nepalese master-drummer/ composer Navin Chettri (University of Idaho Artist in Residence/Organizer), featured guest-artists, Tito Puente Jr. internationally renowned and acclaimed Band leader and Timbalero, Grammy Award winner pianist/ composer Marlow Rosado and Alseny Yansene Trio (master-drummer and dancer from Guinea). In collaboration with U of I Jazz Choir 1, Jazz band1, World Beat Ensemble and other student musicians.

Tickets only available at the door: $8 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens.
For more information: call 208-885-6231 or email: 


Friday, March 6 | Sounds & Rhythms of Guinea / India & Nepal
Featuring: Alseny Yanse Trio & Navin Chettri with UI Jazz Choir I, World Beat Ensemble & LHSOM Fusion Ensemble
7:30 p.m. |  Haddock Performance Hall
Saturday, March 7 | World Music Workshop
10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. | Adminstration Bldg. Auditorium
Featuring: Alseny Yanse, sharing the culture and traditions of drumming and dances in Guinea

Saturday, March 7 | Tribute to the King of Mambo & Latin Jazz
Featuring: Tito Puente Jr. & Marlow Rosado with Navin Chettri and UI Jazz Band I
7:30 p.m. | Haddock Performance Hall