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DREAM Bachata Academy Performance at Eskenazi Hospital

March 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Wednesday, March 6   |   12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
Eskenazi Hospital Lobby
720 Eskenazi Ave.  |  Indianapolis, IN
FREE  •  Open to the Public

The DREAM Project’s Bachata Academy is the first and only music program dedicated to bachata. A music of the barrios, bachata has become an important Dominican cultural export. While it was once censored, bachata is now a staple of dance halls and Latin radio the world over. The Bachata Academy’s mission is to mentor a new generation of bachateros and bachateras, preparing them for careers as international artists and ambassadors of Dominican musical culture.

By emphasizing improvisation, group playing, and ear training, the Academy – which resembles an intensive language program for music — encourages students to both listen and express themselves musically. Seven Academy students, ages ranging from 15 to 20 years old, will join Academy faculty to share their journey in a growing musical community whose whole is greater than sum of its parts.

 

 

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Date:
March 6, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Venue

Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital
720 Eskenazi Ave.
Indianapolis, IN United States