To the rhythm of jazz, blues, and soul among other genres, percussion students from the Municipal Arts Center, teachers and guest musicians, made the attendees at the Angela Peralta Theater dance in the function “Gala Pro-percussions”, in what was the first week of activities of Spring Season 2021.
Great performances were made by the young people who were guided by their teachers Max Carreón, Javier Sánchez and Omar Ríos, where with a wide selection of songs they moved more than one with applause in each of their interventions.
Some of the songs played by the artists were “Overture 4” by John Beck, “Xilofonías 3” by George Green, “Stinkin Garbage 4” by Ed Argenziano and “Mexican Medley” a popular song of the public domain. They also performed improvisations with different objects and moments, where they showed artistic maturity.
The architects who gave life to this great show and different ensembles were Miguel Lizárraga, Miguel Moreno, Juliana Vilchis, Gabriela Rosas, Javier Brito, Oliver Velázquez, Francisco López, Rutger Almazá, artists recognized locally as great percussionists in training.
To close, the group Rob Lamónica and Friends took the stage, played three songs where he invited the students to be part of his music, achieving an unexpected ending by playing the famous theme of the Mexican Carlos Santana “Jingo”, merging different solos of the students to achieve excitement among the attendees.
For José Ángel Tostado Quevedo, General Director of the Instituto de Cultura, this event with a cause allowed the Higher School of Music to be strengthened in different areas, directly benefiting the students.