Havana, Cuba - March 4-11, 2018
The 17th edition of the KoSA Cuba Festival Camp: One week study program and “Fiesta del Tambor” (Havana Rhythm and Dance Festival).
KoSA Music is proud to present its 17th edition of the KoSA Cuba Festival Camp and Fiesta del Tambor( Havana Rhythm and Dance Festival) taking place in Havana. US legal travel possible. University credits available ( up to 3 from US University). Intense Hands-on classes, seminars, playing , excursions and attending the evening concerts of “la Fiesta del Tambor”
Course of Study:
The KoSA Cuba Workshop is a one-week immersion of Cuban rhythms, music, and culture. Daily classes are given on conga, bongo, timbales, drumset and other instruments by some of Cuba’s top artists. All instruments are supplied on site. Included in the daily schedule are sessions by Cuban ethnomusicologists, visits to museums, religious ceremonies, local interaction with Cuban musicians, playing sessions and nightly concerts which feature artists such as Chucho Valdes, Klimax, Los Papines, Los Munequitos de Matanzas and many more.
KoSA Cuba Faculty: Faculty includes such renowned artists as Giraldo Piloto (Klimax), Yaroldy Abreu (Chucho Valdes), Adel Gonzales (Afro-Cuban All-Stars), Amadito Valdes(Buena Vista Social Club),Oliver Valdes (Sylvio Rodriguez), Rodney Barreto ( Chucho Valdes), Enrique Pla (Irakere), Panga and others. International guest artists include Antonio Sanchez , Nanny Assis, Manhattan Transfer members and others.
Contact: Aldo Mazza, Director. 1-800-541-8401 or 514-482-5554.
Participate in a thrilling, one week study program including activities and concerts of the “Havana Rhythm and Dance Festival” – individuals and performing groups are welcome – this event is open to all. Experience intensive hands-on daily classes with major Cuban artists, concerts, lectures, historical and cultural visits. All instruments are supplied on site.
The city of Havana, Cuba’s National Capital, is scenic, historical and renowned for the richness of its Afro-Cuban folklore and music.
An incredible variety and depth of knowledge has been passed from generation to generation, maintaining centuries old African-based traditions through groups and families throughout the region. It is also the cultural mecca of the Caribbean and a hotbead of new creative music. University Credit is available and travel for U.S. Citizens is also available. Please inquire via email ([email protected]) or by calling us at 514-482-5554 or 1-800-541-8401
Join KoSA founder, and world drummer/percussionist Aldo Mazza for this inspirational, educational and sensational visit to one of the world’s epic centers of rhythm. Register online for this life changing experience: