Latin American Folk for Kids
Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 11:00 am
Join us for a vibrant celebration of Latin American music and culture! Fun Latin American music, instruments, storytelling and more! Special performances by our world-class soloists tenor Idwer Alvarez and baritone Gaspar Colón from Caracas, Venezuela, as well as beloved local musician Samuel Becerra who will be dressed in Aztec regalia and perform Pre-Columbian music on beautifully crafted clay flutes.
Also featured will be a performance of Maria Moñitos, a Venezuelan children’s song about a popular folk character, with the 100+ voice Eugene Concert Choir joined by local area public school children from our ECCO (Eugene Concert Choir Outreach) program.
Make sure to arrive early to enjoy cultural crafts in the Hult Lobby at 10:30am along with pre-concert music by Los Wallatos Andean Music Ensemble from the U of O.
This family-friendly concert will delight everyone, young and old. Celebrate with us!