Chestertown – The rich musical traditions of Latin America will come alive when Tropicante performs on the Decker Theatre stage in Washington College’s new Daniel Z. Gibson Center for the Arts on Tuesday, October 6, at 7 p.m. The performance is presented in celebration of Latino Heritage Month.
Tropicante gets the audience swinging and clapping to the Colombian cumbia, the Dominican merengue, the Venezuelan tambor, the Brazilian samba and other popular Latin beats. The ensemble’s lively concerts are sprinkled with first-rate musicianship, anecdotes and humor.
Tropicante will also hold workshops for faculty, staff and students on the origins and development of Afro-Caribbean and Brazilian Music, in Gibson 204 on October 6 at 5 p.m. Seats are limited for the workshop; those interested in attending should RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, October 2.Tropicante’s appearance at Washington College is presented by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Department of Music. Admission to the performance is free and open to the public.