Professional, Live Band:
•Music for any occasion: We play a mix of Latin Jazz and traditional Cuban and Brazilian instrumentation.
oRange of services: $200-2500
Interactive Performances and Storytelling
•These performances involve audience interaction and music-making.
•Programs include: a reading of the Cuban folk-tale Martina the Beautiful Cockroach with live music accompaniment, or a video presentation of recent trips to Cuba.
➢Musical, creative, and analytical skills are emphasized.
oRange of services $75-$350
Music Enrichment Courses and Youth Ensemble – During and after-school
•These classes can be percussion-based, guitar-based, piano-based, or a mixed-ensemble band.
•Our Youth Ensemble meets on Saturdays, 48 weeks out of the year, at East Austin College Prep on MLK Blvd. in Austin.
➢Skills built include: how to play together at different tempos and feels, song arrangement, how to blend with each other in the group, and general musicianship.
➢Participants are exposed to new music styles and may choose some of the repertoire they work on.
➢These programs promote positive social and emotional learning practices.
Master Classes and Ensemble Coaching:
•Master classes and Ensemble Coaching broach a wide variety of topics and musical genres, and are taught by experienced music and arts performers and educators.
➢Master class themes include: TMEA Audition Preparation, Jazz Drum Set, Classical Percussion, Latin Percussion, General Musicianship and Ensemble Playing, Classical Guitar, and more.
Team-Building, Family Engagement Workshops, and Professional Development for Teachers
•For any team or group using music and sound, these workshops help promote a positive work and scholastic environment.
➢They also teach musical techniques to educators in order to augment the effect on their students by incorporating music and arts strategies into their curriculum.
•We work with organizations such as Mindpop, VSA Arts of Texas, and the Kennedy Center.