Wheaton Conversations: Music & Rhythms of Venezuela

february, 2021

18feb6:00 pmWheaton Conversations: Music & Rhythms of Venezuela

Event Details

6 P.M. EST ON THURSDAY, February 18, 2021

The extraordinary beauty and diversity of traditional Venezuelan music – distinct musical genres with versions ranging from coastal plains to mountains to savannah and jungle of Venezuela and their representative rhythms – will be highlighted by researcher Michael Esposito and accomplished musician Eduardo Betancourt. The presentation features a slide show, brief videos, and live demonstrations of the rhythms on key instruments in Venezuelan music’s traditional repertoire (the harp, cuatro, and maracas). 


(Thursday) 6:00 pm