Lydia Pérez 

RHODE ISLAND

Select the Workshop



Program:  Education 

Caribbean Arts ED Program

School and community


Six sections/ 2 days per week. It will be taught by Lydia Perez, Yidell Rivera or Dorothy Rivera


Fee: $125.00


Maximum 15 person.




Workshops available are:


Bomba Percussion Workshop: A quality bilingual Bomba percussion workshop in which we teach the history of Bomba music, how to play the instruments, the vocal calls and responses, the different rhythms (like Cunyá, Sicá, Holandes and Yubá) and the regions they came from, and poetry.


Bomba Dance Workshop: A quality Bomba dance workshop in which we teach the many different steps and dances associated with Bomba, the history of Bomba dance, the customs within Bomba, and discuss the costumes worn while dancing Bomba.

 

Plena Percussion Workshop: A quality bilingual Plena percussion workshop in which we teach the history of Plena music, how to play the instruments, the vocal call and responses, the different rhythms  and the regions they came from.


Plena Dance Workshop: A quality Plena dance workshop in which we teach the many different steps and dances associated with Plena, the history of Plena dance, the customs within Plena, and choreograph a Plena dance at the end of the month.


Carnavales de Puerto Rico: A quality bilingual workshop in which we teach the history of Carnival and processions in Puerto Rico, the process of mask making, the costumes worn during Carnival, and the many characters associated with Carnival (like the Vejigantes, Cabezudos ),  and other Puerto Rican Characters.

 

  • BOMBAZO! Special gathering of students and family at the end of the program