Uncovers the roots of Latin American Music, from the influences of African rhythms to Spanish lyrics and melodies to diverse musical instruments of South America and beyond! Connect with professional artists from Latin America and collaborate in the true spirit of Latin American traditions.
Latest Activity: Aug 10, 2016
Venezuelan singers join New York high school singers in this work that take us through the final episodes in the Gospel of St. Mark. Drawing on the sounds of Latin America with texts in Spanish, Latin, and Aramaic, the piece is evocative, wildly inventive, and entirely characteristic of Osvaldo Golijov’s personal aesthetic.
Brazilian drummer Marcus Santos has created some interactive videos for you to play along with him! Explore different drumming techniques and basic rhythms of Latin American music. Upload or embed a video of your percussion performance and share it on the comment wall below for feedback from Marcus.