Third Music Summer Camp is a grand success
Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
On Friday, August 7th, the Angel Nuñez Auditorium was the venue for the graduation of Maestro Carlos Perrote’s third annual music summer camp. The aim of the camp this year was to introduce students to percussion instruments and induce in them the importance of rhythm in order to create music. According to Perrote, the third camp was yet another successful one.
Over 60 students from different ages had the opportunity to show off what they had learned during the three weeks of music camp. Some of the lessons taught included learning to play bongo drums, Garifuna drums, keyboard, scrapers, rattles, standard drum sets, and the steel pan. As each group of students presented their musical item, their parents and other guests proudly applauded them. During each presentation, the students would quickly switch instruments and continued flawlessly with the show.
At the end of the performances, Perrote presented each camper with a certificate of completion. Perrote encouraged parents to enroll their children in next year’s music camp. He also emphasized that activities like this keep children occupied during their summer holidays and off the streets as well. Music develops students’ musical talents and introduces them into the world of arts, and adds a depth to student’s education.
Perrote thanked everyone for making the camp possible and he looks forward for another year, with more children enrolling. Special thanks go to San Pedro High School, Caribbean Queen, Atlantic Bank, and all the parents and children that participated.
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