$20 – $150

Percussion: Afro-Peruvian Cajon

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Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts

2868 Mission Street

Theatre & Lobby (1st Floor)

San Francisco, CA 94110

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Learn about and experience the Cajon, an Afro-Peruvian percussion instrument with a rich history!

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This 10-Week performance workshop will teach students how to play the Cajon and other percussion instruments! Ages: Recommended for 13+

*Limited Cajones Provided

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Peruvian dancer, musician, and founder of Tradicion Peruana Cultural Center, Juan de Dios Soto has taught and performed Cajon and Afro-Peruvian percussion since came to the United States in 1991 from Lima, Peru. As part of his cultural traditions Juan was raised playing the Cajon with his family and community. Today he is the musical director of Jaranon y Bochinche dance Performance Company and teaches classes to students and musicians throughout the Bay Area. Juan has led his group to participate in San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, Theater Artaud, Encuentro Popular, and at many other Bay Area venues. Juan also created and directed two well received dance and music performances, “Windows to the World” and “Raices Negras”.

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2868 Mission Street

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