Drumming workshop

Afro-Caribbean Drumming Workshop

The Underground

This workshop will introduce students to Afro-Caribbean drumming techniques. Participants will exercise hand-striking techniques to replicate the sound ranges of panderos and barriles de bomba. These drumming principles will be applied to rhythmic patterns in various Afro-Puerto Rican bomba and plena musical styles.

Hugo R. Viera-Vargas holds a Ph.D. in Latin American History from Indiana University in Bloomington and is currently an Assistant Professor of Caribbean and Latin American Studies and Music at New College of Florida.

*This is event was rescheduled from its original date in October.

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