Celebrating Dominican Folklore and More with Maestro Ivan Dominguez
Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 2:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
Association of Dominican Classical Artists Inc.
The City College of New York
The Honorable Ydanis Rodriguez, Member of the New York City Council
Present the 2012-13 Concert Series:
A Celebration of Dominican Classical Composers and Musicians
WITH MAESTRO IVAN DOMINGUEZ
And in observance of Dominican Heritage Month and the bicentennial of the birth of
Juan Pablo Duarte (1813-1876), founding father of the Dominican Republic.
Saturday, February 2, 2013, at 2:00pm
Aaron Davis Hall, Theater B
On the Campus of The City College of New York
Between 133rd and 135th Streets and Convent Avenue
This program features performances of dances spectacularly choreographed by the renowned Dominican scholar, educator, and performer Maestro Iván Domínguez and his Conjunto Folclórico, whose repertoire includes more than 50 dances from the Afro-Dominican and colonial Spanish traditions such as merengue, bachata, vals, and the mangulina.
Mr. Domínguez and his ensemble will be accompanied by The Camerata Washington Heights under the direction of Adán Vasquez. The music featured will be by Dominican composers Julio Alberto Hernández, Nicolás Guillén-Juan, Francisco (Pancho) García, Luis Frias Sandoval, Alejandro Martínez and others.
The concert is open to the public free of charge thanks to generous support from the office of Honorable Ydanis Rodriguez, Member of the New York City Council. The series is co-sponsored by the President's office of City College of New York.
Please register above, or by calling 347.739.7664
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Association of Dominican Classical Artists, Inc.
Founded in 1980 by musicians and composers of Dominican descent living and working in New York City, the Association of Dominican Classical Artists (ADCA) has as its mission to: foster appreciation for the art and folkloric music of the Dominican Republic, and by composers of Dominican descent who live or have lived in the United States; create performance spaces for its artists; and, bring live musical performances to communities with little or no access to such programming. We accomplish our mission by presenting concerts and educational programs.
ADCA is a nonprofit organization, fiscally-sponsored by Fractured Atlas. All donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.