Kutsinhira Temporary Closure

Due to a recent increase of COVID-19 cases in Lane County, Kutsinhira is temporarily closed to in-person programming as of Sept. 28.
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Dedicated to the music and people of Zimbabwe

kutsinhira to follow one who has cut a path, tilled the soil, put forth a musical phrase. In Zimbabwean musical tradition, a melodic line that responds to the lead line of an mbira song.

Kutsinhira Cultural Arts Center…a community of people in and near Eugene, Oregon, responding to the rich musical tradition of the people of Zimbabwe by creating a center for teaching and performing Zimbabwean music. Kutsinhira Cultural Arts Center is a non-profit organization founded in 1990. Kutsinhira offers classes in Zimbabwean marimba and mbira, and organizes lessons and workshops with visiting Zimbabwean master musicians.


Standing up for Black lives – 07/03/20

We, the board and staff of Kutsinhira Cultural Arts Center, want to clearly and publicly express our support for the Black Lives Matter movement. We hope you will stand with us in solidarity as partners in this fight for racial justice. Throughout the history of the...

Kutsinhira Temporary Closure

September 28, 2020 Dear students, parents, ensemble members, staff, and community members, It is with disappointment that I’m announcing the closure of Kutsinhira's onsite programming as of September 28. No classes or ensemble gatherings may take place indoors or...

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Executive Director

Gary Spalter

Mailing Address

Kutsinhira Cultural Arts Center
P.O. Box 50823
Eugene, OR 97405

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