Masterclass: Amarilys Rios, Bomba Dance and Music

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 2:30pm
Meany 266 - Google Map
FREE and open to the public
Amarilys Ríos, Bomba Dance and Music
Amarilys Ríos, Bomba Dance and Music

Amarilys Rios is a percussionist and dancer from Puerto Rico who specializes in bomba, a dynamic Afro-Puerto Rican tradition in which dancers challenge the drummer to sound out their improvised movements.  A graduate of the Conservatorio de Puerto Rico, Rios is musical director for reggaetón singer Tego Calderon and has performed and recorded with innovative Puerto Rican percussionists, including Paoli Mejias and Hector “Coco” Barez.

 

 

 

 

Friday, March 2

Masterclass with Amarilys Rios
Bomba Dance and Music
2:30 pm - 4:20 pm, Meany 266
Free and open to the public

 

Sunday, March 4

Community Bombazo
Participatory Bomba
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Union Cultural Center
803 South King Street,
Seattle, WA 98104
Free and open to the public


Sponsored by the UW School of Music, Department of Dance, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and the UW Bothell School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

 For more information contact Shannon Dudley: dudley@uw.edu