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Dominican Republic
Merengue and Bachata

Embark on a captivating musical voyage to the heart of the Caribbean with the melodies of the Dominican Republic. Our music education program invites you to explore the lively rhythms and rich cultural heritage that make Dominican music a vibrant and unique experience. From the infectious beats of merengue to the soulful melodies of bachata, our expert music educators will guide you through the intricacies of these genres, helping you master the guitar, tambora, and güira, instruments that bring the vibrant sounds of the Dominican Republic to life.


Discover the historical and cultural significance behind each note as you delve into the origins of merengue, a genre that is as much a dance as it is a musical style. Our skilled educators will lead you through the syncopated rhythms and infectious energy that characterize this genre, allowing you to fully embrace its celebratory spirit. Dive into the emotional depths of bachata, a genre known for its poignant storytelling and expressive guitar melodies, and learn to weave your own narrative through its evocative tunes. Whether you're a seasoned musician aiming to expand your repertoire or an avid music lover captivated by the sounds of the Caribbean, our music education program promises an immersive and enriching experience that will leave you with a deep appreciation for the Dominican Republic's musical legacy and a newfound inspiration for your own musical journey.

Teaching Artists


Yasser Tejeda

guitar, voice


Otoniel Vargas

drumset, percussion

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