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Folk Music of the Andes

Embark on a captivating musical journey through the breathtaking landscapes of Chile and the majestic Andes mountains, where traditional melodies echo the spirit of ancient civilizations and the vibrant cultures of today. Our music education program invites you to explore the rich and diverse tapestry of Chilean and Andean music, a realm where indigenous rhythms and European influences intertwine to create a symphony of enchanting sounds. Delve into the intricate techniques of iconic instruments like the charango, quena, and bombo legüero under the expert guidance of our passionate music educators, as they transport you to the heart of these captivating musical traditions.


Discover the profound cultural significance and emotive power of Chilean and Andean music as you explore genres such as cueca, tonada, and huayno. Our skilled educators will lead you through the soulful melodies that celebrate the history, landscapes, and vibrant communities of the region, enabling you to master the distinct scales and rhythmic patterns that define Chilean and Andean music. Immerse yourself in the traditional dances and rituals that accompany the music, and learn to infuse your playing with the heartfelt expressions that resonate with the people of this diverse region. Whether you're an aspiring musician eager to explore new cultural horizons or a music enthusiast captivated by the sounds of these remarkable lands, our music education program promises an immersive and enlightening experience that will deepen your appreciation for Chilean and Andean musical heritage and inspire your own artistic journey.

Teaching Artists


Moa Nicolas Edmunds Guevara



Tomás Carrasco Gubernatis


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