Batucada, Latin-American Percussion
English, French Immersion
Number of participants
South American Culture
All ages, Children ages 5 - 11, Children ages 12 - 18, Seniors, 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
About this program
Latin percussionist Alvaro de Minaya introduces various instruments such as congas, bongos, timbale and claves, and makes you play in a fun Brazilian carnival ensemble called Batucada. Very enjoyable!
Diversity of musical traditions; discovering percussion, string and wind instruments; presenting Latin American geography and identities; importance of traditions in modern life; Spanish vocabulary.
Two 1 hour sessions $370*+ HST
Full day: four 1 hour sessions $470 + HST
*Fees are subject to change for workshops outside Ottawa.