PHOTO & VIDEO FEATURE: Drumming program at Monroe School

Monroe School first-grade students Jack Thompson and Leah Berter try their hands at drumming Thursday after getting a lesson in African drumming and culture from music educator Fonziba Koster from Fairfield, Iowa. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
Posted: Feb. 1, 2013 1:20 pm Updated: Feb. 15, 2013 2:15 pm

Fonziba Koster of Fairfield, Iowa, offers an energetic African drumming and culture program that allows students to discover their innate creativity while getting an understanding of West Africa. Koster has conducted more than 500 programs at schools around the Midwest. While stimulating creativity and self-expression, the drumming program releases stress, builds teamwork and improves coordination and focus. Plus, it's fun.