Whatever your instrument, here’s a chance to play some classic Cuban styles: Son, Mambo, Cha Cha Cha, Latin Jazz… The course looks at rhythms, structure, arrangement & improvisation within those musical forms. Award-winner Sara McGuinness, and her supportive gang of musicians spanning all abilities, will give you the most immersive intro to Cuban Music you need. One of our most popular courses, sessions will be varied, hands-on and a LOT of fun!
When: Sat 11th - Sun 12th June, 10-12:30, (lunch 12:30-1:30) 1:30 - 4pm
Where: To be decided
Level: All levels & instruments (arrangements customized to instruments present)
The Cuban Music Big Band has been an important part of SOAS for over a decade now: From the annual Summer School, it spawned a weekly workshop. From a workshop, it led to Orquesta Estelar, one of the hottest live Latin bands in London.
Come and join the band. Tickets are below, but won't be there for long – so register ASAP!
Cuban Summer 2022