CSM Presents Annual Latin Music Festival, April 15-16

Festival Features Salsa, Mexican, Afro-Cuban, Merengue, Brazilian, Latin Rhythms

The College of Southern Maryland's Annual Latin Music Festival will give area residents a taste of Latin American culture April 15-16 with performances at the La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Center.

At 8 p.m., April 15, CSM's Latin Ensemble Ritmo Caché director Dr. Stephen Johnson will lead the group in Salsa, Mexican, Afro-Cuban, Merengue and other musical styles of Latin America. The ensemble consists of both student and community musicians who play drums, hand percussion, rhythm section, woodwind and brass instruments. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door.

On the second day of the festival, at 8 p.m., April 16, the Pa' Gozar Latin Band will perform Brazilian, Cuban, Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Mexican and other Latin rhythms. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door.

For information and clips from Pa' Gozar Latin Band, visit http://www.laurasosa.com/.

For tickets or information, contact bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828 or www.csmd.edu/Arts/.

The Latin Festival performance by Pa' Gozar is sponsored by the Charles County Arts Alliance and the Maryland State Arts Council.

 

The mission of the Charles County Arts Alliance is to stimulate, promote, encourage and provide recognition of the arts and the creative spirit in Charles County. For more info on the Arts Alliance, contact the CCAA office at 301-392-5900, info@charlescountyarts.org, or www.charlescountyarts.org.

 

 

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CSM Latin Music Festival Concert. 8 p.m., April 15. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Center, Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM's Latin Music Festival will feature performances by CSM's Latin Ensemble Ritmo Caché under the direction of Dr. Stephen Johnson. $5 in advance, $7 day of event. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, http://www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/music/latin-ensemble/index.

 

CSM Latin Music Festival Concert. 8 p.m., April 16. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Center, Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM's Latin Music Festival will feature performances by Latin American band, Pa' Gozar Latin Band. For information on Pa'Gozar, visit http://www.laurasosa.com/. $5 in advance, $7 day of event.

bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828 http://www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/music/latin-ensemble/index.  

 

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