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Gerardo Calderon

"Gerardo was extremely well-prepared with materials and content -- very enjoyable." --Spanish teacher, Gaston Jr. High

Gerardo Calderon
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Zampoña (Panflute) Less

Grupo Condor ensemble leader Gerardo Calderon teaches students about one of the oldest instruments used by the native people of the Andes Mountains. They examine zampoñas made of clay, copper, gold, bamboo and condor feathers, then craft their own out of plastic pipe. This residency culminates with an informal student recital.

Materials Fee: $8 per student

Travel Costs: Artist may charge for travel, depending on site location. Costs are discussed at the planning meeting.

Venue Requirements: Set-up/strike time: 20 min. Break between sessions: 5-10 minutes. Needs 10’ x 10’ space. Students need to work at tables or desks.

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503-225-5900
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Keywords: bilingual, hispanic, latino, Latin America, multicultural, music, Spanish, history
Residencies
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Less
Cost per session: $65.00
Maximum Audience: 30
Classroom Workshops
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Single Price: $100
Maximum Audience: 35
Family Arts Night Workshop Less
Single Price: $215
Maximum Audience: 30
Talking with Percussion Less

Students explore rhythm in a variety of ways while learning about the role of the tambor de agua/water drum in ancient Mexican cultures. Gerardo leads exercises to develop physical coordination and students investigate visual symbols by inventing clapping rhythms. They paint the water drums with geometric and numerical symbols, then practice basic percussion techniques with Gerardo. This five-session residency can culminate in a performance for peers or families.

Venue Requirements: Set-up/strike time: 20 min. Break between sessions: 5-10 minutes. Needs 10’ x 10’ space. Students need to work at tables or desks.

Add to Wishlist
503-225-5900
or e-mail us
Keywords: bilingual, hispanic, latino, Latin America, Mexico, multicultural, music, Spanish, drum, drumming, percussion, history, painting
Residencies
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Less
Cost per session: $65.00
Maximum Audience: 30
Classroom Workshops
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Less
Single Price: $100
Maximum Audience: 35
Family Arts Night Workshop Less
Single Price: $215
Maximum Audience: 30
Ethnic Music Alive Less

Students learn how ancient cultures are inspired by nature to make instruments and to create music.

Add to Wishlist
503-225-5900
or e-mail us
Classroom Workshops
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Less
Single Price: $100
Maximum Audience: 35
Family Arts Night Workshop Less
Single Price: $215
Maximum Audience: 35