Feel the rhythms of Cuba, Spain, Peru and Hawai’i, hear the sounds of Venezuela, and dance around the world with Tandy Beal & Company’s 2017 ArtSmart Family Concerts! Grammy winners and Parent’s Choice Award winners bring the world to downtown Santa Cruz with performances by Ka-Hon Latin Percussion Ensemble (Feb 25th), Venezuelan Music Project (March 18th) and Magic Carpet World Rhythms! (April 22).
ArtSmart Family Concerts offer a live performance series where children can introduce their parents, grandparents and friends to the arts and discover together music and dance from around the world!
Ka-Hon Latin Percussion Ensemble Sat Feb 25th @ 2:00pm
Immerse yourself on an adventure in Latin percussion as Ka-Hon shares rhythms and songs from Peru, Mexico, Spain, Cuba and Venezuela in this highly interactive and engaging performance. Featuring Grammy © Award Winners: Braulio Barrera, Javier Cabanillas, and Omar Ledezma, Jr., and outstanding Bay Area performers: José Roberto Hernandez and Pedro Rosales.
Jackeline Rago and Venezuelan Music Project Sat. March 18th @2:00pm
Combining Indigenous-Venezuelan, West African and Spanish-European influences, this dynamic ensemble shares the sounds and cultural traditions of Venezuela with vitality, energy and color. Featuring Jackeline Rago, Anna-Maria Violich, Jimmy Kansau, Francy Hernandez, Donna Viscuso and Grammy © Award Winner, Omar Ledezma, Jr.
Magic Carpet World Rhythms! Sat. April 22nd @ 2:00pm
Local celebrity world dance and music groups take the stage to demonstrate rhythms of the world as expressed through music and dance!
Join Tandy Beal & Company on an adventure through the sights, sounds and beauty of our world’s cultures, open your mind, and uplift your spirit!