Robert Kpogo

Robert is a master Togolese musician and active member of Wajjo African Drummers and Kekeli African Dancers. He was born in Ghana and grew up in Togo, West Africa. Robert has performed in cultural festivals and traditional ceremonies since the age of 17. In 1986 he went to St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada, where he obtained his BA in May 1989 and studied in Education program for two years. In 1992 Robert moved to Edmonton, where he pursued a Master’s degree at the Newman Theological College. Robert currently works at W.P. Wagner High School in the Special Needs Students program. He recently toured with Wajjo throughout Western Canada and the US. Robert currently directs the West African Music Ensemble. He will provide the ‘African drum language’ for our APAAD afternoon.