Wednesday, February 6, 2013

The Music and Culture of Latin America

The Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra's "Music to You" series will present "The Music and Culture of Latin America" on Saturday, February 16, at 11 a.m. The 35-minute concert features the duo of Nixon Bustos on string bass and Melanie Sever on flute. Their performance will take audience members on a tour through Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Ecuador, Cuba and Venezuela. A slide show will accompany the performance and presentation. Audience members will learn about traditional Latin rhythms and have the opportunity to play various folk percussion instruments. Those attending will also be invited to try out Latin American dance steps such as the Argentinian Tango, the Colombian Cumbia, and the Brazilian Samba.

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