CSM Presents Salsa Festival April 24, 25

Salsamba Latin Jazz will perform as part of the CSM Salsa Festival

Festival Features Weekend of Workshops, Performances

The College of Southern Maryland’s Fine Arts Center presents a weekend of salsa Music, featuring performances by CSM’s Latin Ensemble, an afternoon workshop by Matthew Schoonmaker, and an evening workshop and performance by Salsamba Latin Jazz, April 24 and 25 at the La Plata Campus.

CSM’s Latin Ensemble starts off the weekend April 24 with its spring concert under the direction of CSM Professor Stephen Johnson. The concert also will feature guest artist, Schoonmaker.

A free Latin Percussion workshop will be offered at 3 p.m., April 25 in the Fine Arts Building, Room 143 presented by Schoonmaker. A reception will follow.

Salsamba Latin Jazz will offer a free workshop in the Fine Arts theatre at 6 p.m. Salsamba will return to the stage in concert, beginning at 8 p.m.

Performances are April 24 and 25, at 8 p.m. Tickets for the concerts are $5. For information or reservations, contact the Box Office at 301-934-7828, 301-870-2309, 240-725-5499 or 443-550-6199, Ext 7828, bxoffc@csmd.edu or www.csmd.edu/finearts.

This project is partially supported by a grant from Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, a program developed and funded by the Heinz Endowment; the William Penn Foundation; the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency; and the Pew Charitable Trusts; and administered by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation.

Calendar Listing

 

CSM Latin Ensemble. 8 p.m., April 24, College of Southern Maryland, Fine Arts Center, La Plata Campus, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM’s Latin Ensemble will perform its spring concert under the direction of CSM Professor Stephen Johnson, featuring guest artist Matthew Schoonmaker  to kick-off the annual Salsa Festival. $5. 301-934-7828 or 301-870-2309, 240-725-5499, 443-550-6199, Ext. 7828 or BxOffc@csmd.edu, www.csmd.edu/FineArts.

 

CSM Salsa Festival Workshops and Concert. 3 p.m. & 6 p.m., April 25, College of Southern Maryland, Fine Arts Center, La Plata Campus, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. As part of the Salsa Festival, CSM’s Fine Arts Center will host two free workshops on Latin music. In FA143, at 3 p.m. percussionist Matthew Schoonmaker will offer an instructional workshop with reception to follow.  Salsamba Latin Jazz will provide a free workshop in the Fine Arts theatre at 6 p.m. and return to the stage in concert at 8 p.m. $5. 301-934-7828 or 301-870-2309, 240-725-5499, 443-550-6199, Ext. 7828 or BxOffc@csmd.edu, www.csmd.edu/FineArts.

 

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