Matsiko performances also include exciting African dance and powerful and complex drum routines. President of ICN, Don Windham, notes that the children are taught drumming by Ronnie Kabogozza, who is considered the best instructor in the country. Kabogozza is the Chief Cultural drumming instructor for the Kampala district, which is the capitol city in Uganda.
Not surprisingly, after being sponsored, the children typically begin to test at the highest educational levels for their grade.
The group has performed at the Rose Bowl, Disneyland, Staples Center in Los Angeles, Seattle Symphony Center, and Toyota Field in Chicago. They have also performed for celebrities such as and Clint and Dina Eastwood, and for government officials including Congresspersons and governors.