About the Artist
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.
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 Carnaval music; explore the history and traditions of Carnaval
Culturally Diverse, Francophone, Men+, Person of Colour
Children ages 5 - 11, Children ages 12 - 18, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12