Longy at the Regattabar - Viva Venezuela!
Featuring: Leo Blanco, piano
Marco Granados, flute
Carlos Capacho, cuatro
With Longy Students:
Maria Gabriela Alvarado, flute
Rossmary Rangel, flute
Claudia Garcia, bass
Enjoy an evening of Venezuelan instrumental music influenced by modern harmonies, improvisation, and Venezuelan folklore elements.
The evening includes a special sneak peak of Not Just the Music, a feature-length documentary about the growing El Sistema music education movement in the United States.
ABOUT LONGY SCHOOL OF MUSIC:
Longy School of Music of Bard College, founded as Longy School of Music in 1915 by renowned oboist Georges Longy, is a degree-granting Conservatory and school of Preparatory and Continuing Studies located in Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The school serves 225 undergraduate and graduate students from 37 states and 21 countries, and nearly 1,000 children and adults from the Greater Boston area. For all students, Longy provides a distinguished faculty that promotes profound musical understanding and technical mastery, encourages growth of imagination, and fosters inquiry about the role of music and the musician in the larger world. With a curriculum rooted in the traditions of Western music, Longy’s mission is to prepare musicians to make a difference in the world.