Field Trips to
FOUR FIELD TRIP PROGRAMS AT FLAMENCO LATINO STUDIOS
Provide your school or group with an exciting field trip opportunity featuring live music and lots of audience participation!
One hour group class in flamenco and/or salsa dance
50-minute lecture demonstration performance in Flamenco and the Ida y Vuelta ("Round Trip") Styles
Celebrating Latin Heritage: Exploring Spanish and African Roots
The program focuses on these sections: Flamenco as performed in Andalucia, Afro-Cuban dance accompanied only by percussion and singing, examples from other Latino counties besides Cuba which have contrbuted to the music and dance called Salsa. Four artists (guitar/keyboard, percussion, 2 dancers), audience of up to 70, $700.00.
Clave Rhythm & the Development of Salsa presentation at Flamenco Latino Studio, conveniently located in Midtown, is a low-cost field trip for a school or community group. This program is a retrospective of Cuban music, the birthplace of all forms referred to today as Salsa. It includes examples of forms from Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic which are part of the Salsa idiom. The presentation features explanation and participation in clave, the backbone rhythm of all types of Latin social dance music as well as participation from a seated audience in clave rhythm and soneo/coro (call and response singing). 10-12 volunteers are invited to learn 2-3 hand percussion instruments, then play with the musicians in different examples. The audience learns simple Mambo steps dancing in front of their seats. Four artists: keyboards/singer, singer/dancer, two percussionists, audience of up to 70, $700.00.
Bookings will be made around steady studio rental clients, so transportation estimates for bringing groups of students must be accurate. Please call 212-399-8519 for availability.
Same 3 Lecture Demo Peformances at Your School Site
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"Cuatro Esquinas" workshop partner, Uptown Dance Academy,
at their 2006 Recital (photo: Eric Bandiero).