Girum Mezmur

The Ethiopian guitarist Girum Mezmur teaches guitar and ensemble in the program. He joined the team in 2013 in Soweto. He designed the guitar modules for the South East and East African Global Music Campus program. Girum is one of the most respected musicians in Ethiopia having performed with many of the great names in Ethiopian and African music.

He also made a major contribution to the revival of Ethiojazz in Addis Ababa and is the artistic director of the Acacia Festival. He is also one of the founders of the Jazzamba School of Music in Addis. He holds a bachelors degree from the University of Addis Ababa – Yared School of Music and is currently finishing his masters at the University of Addis Ababa.

South East and East African Campus: Teacher Training, Curriculum Development

Modules: Guitar

Country: Ethiopia

Institution: Jazzamba School of Music