Paul Pope

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Paul Pope Ackah

Paul Pope
Department: Performing Arts: Dance, Music & Theatre


Saint Mary's College

Performing Arts

Box 4268

Moraga, CA 94575

Professional Overview

African Dance, Dance class accompanist/percussionist
Ghanaian performer/composer/educator Paul Ackah (a.k.a. Pope Flynn) is best known as lead vocalist for the legendary Sweet Talks band of Ghana, where he brought the art of highlife music to new heights. When not on stage, he shares his joyful spirit and vast knowledge of African folk music, dancing and percussion with his legions of American students. He joined the Performing Arts Department of Saint Mary's College in 2001, where he is percussionist/accompanist in dance classes and teaches African dance.