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Apu Inka Zampoña Workshop

Apu Inka Zampoña Workshop
FREE to any H.o.P.e Student

Study the Zampoña Pan Flute with master musician and founder of the music group Apu Inka, John Zorilla. Connect with the rich history and traditions of South America’s ancient culture, the Inca Empire. Andean music has survived and evolved for centuries. Music tells us as a culture, who we are, where we have been and shapes where we are going. Be a part of this tradition and possibly shape its next chapter. Aurora Theatre will be providing all participants with their own Zampoña at no charge. Upon completion of this intensive, students will be invited to perform in the Teatro Aurora season finale, THE LEGEND OF THE INKA EMPIRE with Apu Inka on the Aurora Mainstage June 11, 2016.

Dates & Times:

Workshops will be held the first three weekends in February.

Saturday and Sunday: February 6 and 7, February 13 and 14, February 20 and 21

Sessions are 90 minutes and students will choose from a 10am and 12pm start time.

With a limit of only 30 participants, students must be able to attend all sessions.

To Register:

Contact District 2 Supervisor Tatiana Peduri at <tatiana.peduri@hopestrong.org>

Space is limited, ACT NOW!

About H.o.P.e:

In 2013-2014, 1 out of every 23 Hispanic students in Georgia dropped out of high school. Hispanics had the highest percentage of dropouts in the entire state. Every year, the cycle of dropouts continues. HoPe seeks to destroy this cycle.

The mission of HoPe is to increase the graduation rate among Hispanic high school students through leadership, education, and community service.

HoPe is the LARGEST Hispanic high school student organization in Georgia and the Southeast with over 1600 HoPe Members. We serve 26 high schools across 11 school districts in Georgia, and will continue to expand in the 2016-2017 school year to serve more communities, students, and families.

For more information on H.o.P.e visit http://www.hopestrong.org/

About Apu Inka:

Apu Inka’s founder, Artistic Director and native Peruvian John Zorilla is a professor of arts and recording artist who grew up filled with the legends and Andean traditions as told by the elders. His studies and teachings caused him to have a great affection and respect for ancestral art, music and dance. After moving to Atlanta, he founded Apu Inka in 2008, with the intention of using the universal language of musical expression to unite people. Performing Latin-American folk music created by playing musical instruments of the Andes like the quena, zampoña (pan flute), charango and indigenous percussion, this music will stir your soul and sweep your spirit to Machu Picchu.

For more information on Apu Inka visit http://www.apuinka.com/

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