Cheryl Thomas

Grace Agard Harewood Neighborhood Senior Center
"Make & Play Shekere Workshop"
Pronouns: she / her
Artistic Discipline: Music
Category: SU-CASA
Grant Year: 2022
Location: Fort Greene

Cheryl ~ The Gourd Lady ~ Thomas, musician, educator, performer, Gourd instrument maker, business owner, Musical Gourdologist. As one of the co-founders and original members of Women of the Calabash and founder of Gourds of Afro Sounds (G.A.S.), an innovative Gourd instrument orchestra established for the promotion of the Gourd musically, she, for over forty years, presents her unique Gourd music/history presentations, hands-on workshops and residencies.