Luciano Porto

About the Artist

Educator and performer Luciano Porto has been teaching music and movement to school children of all ages across Ontario for 18 years. As a member of MASC’s artist roster and the English Language Arts Network (ELAN), he has reached communities from North to South, Eastern Ontario, and Québec. Luciano’s teaching style translates across cultural barriers and stimulates curiosity, creativity, focus and tolerance among the most diverse groups.

The arts are what makes us truly human. It bonds people in expression of emotions and experiences. It brings communities together in gatherings and celebrations. It nurtures the depths of our desire to relate to one another.

— Luciano Porto

Artist's Programs

Curriculum Links

Students will develop their musical knowledge and skills through listening to music, manipulating some basic elements of music, and exploring repertoire from a variety of cultures; care for musical instruments understanding of the basic elements of music specified for each grade through listening to, performing, and creating music; Distinguishing between beat and rhythm; Identifying examples of dynamics (the varying degree of volume of sound); Singing music from a variety of cultures; create rhythmic patterns, using a variety of sounds; accompany songs, using appropriate rhythm instruments; identify the tempo; identify the instruments within the percussion family of orchestral instruments.

Artistic Disciplines



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

Language Proficiency

English, French

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Students loved the experience! Thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity!Christine Liautaud

— Christine Liautaud, Teacher, St. Monica School

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