Patricio Acevedo and Friends: a musical tour of South America

Patricio Acevedo and Friends: a musical tour of South America

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Epiphany of Our Lord Parish

1121 Jackson Street

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Philadelphia, PA 19148

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Patricio Acevedo and Friends: A musical tour of South America

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Join Patricio and Friends for a program featuring the diverse rhythms and textures of traditional folk and popular music from Brazil, Venezuela, Chile, and other Latin countries. See you in the Lower Church and be energized and inspired by tango, samba and joropos, and more!

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Patricio Acevedo holds a music theory and analysis degree from the University of Chile. He studied classical guitar at the Santiago Music Academy in Chile and conducting with Genaro Burgos. Mr. Acevedo was Burgos’ assistant conductor to the youth orchestra of the University of Chile for three years. Mr. Acevedo taught classical guitar and music theory, co-produced, composed music, and acted in numerous plays for children. He has been living in the US since 1991, where he has been a full-time music teacher. In Philadelphia, Mr. Acevedo studied with Martin Knoblauch and acted as his assistant conductor for the Chestnut Hill Community Orchestra. Currently, he teaches at the Creative Arts High School in Camden, where he formed a student-led Brazilian ensemble, the first string orchestra in Camden, and the first symphonic orchestra in the school district in more than 30 years. Mr. Acevedo is a founding member of such ensembles as the Chilean group Páramo (Latin American songs), Alô Brasil (Brazilian traditional music), and Pagode Project (Brazilian fusion), as well as the Notsolatin Concert Series. He has also performed in the Pennsylvania Ballet’s production of Don Quixote. Mr. Acevedo just finished his first solo album (coming out soon). He is a guitarist, singer, percussionist, composer, and arranger specializing in Latin American string instruments such as the Andean Charango, the Venezuelan Cuatro, Colombian Tiple and Brazilian Cavaquinho.

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