Luciano Porto New

Educator and performer Luciano Porto has been teaching music and movement to school children of all ages across Ontario for 15 years. He has been in the roster of Artists in Education with the Ontario Arts Council and through it reached isolated communities in Northern Ontario. Luciano’s teaching style translates across cultural barriers and stimulates curiosity, creativity, focus and tolerance among the most diverse groups. Be ready for an exciting cultural experience that is both authentic and true to the art forms.

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Gain an appreciation of the relationship between Brazilian culture, dance and music; explore traditional Brazilian rhythm/song by hands on experience of traditional instruments; explore three part musical arrangements of Carnival music.


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Brazilian percussion

New Program Residency Workshop English French

Students will learn traditional Brazilian rhythms and songs by playing different instruments such as shakers, cowbells and drums. They will explore three-part musical arrangements and discover the secrets behind the lively carnival music that permeates all of Brazil's distinctive and unique culture. Students will also gain a basic understanding of dances associated with the rhythms and songs as well as the socio-geographic context associated with them.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
One hour session: $195 + HST
Half day: two 1 hour sessions $295 + HST
Full day: four 1 hour sessions $395 + HST
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