The Brooklyn Conservatory Suzuki Guitar Ensemble — 35 students led by Suzuki Guitar faculty Michele Horner, Madeleine Davidson, James Wellington and Katty Mayorga –presents selections from Latin America as part of the 10th Annual Latin American Cultural Week (LACW) November 10-22, 2015.
Pan American Musical Art Research’s annual Latin American Cultural Week reaches out to more than 500,000 individuals through a worldwide promotional and marketing campaign. Many institutions and artists throughout New York City participate hosting presentations of music, dance, film, theater, literature, visual and performing arts from or influenced by the diverse cultures of Latin America. Among them we can mention Teatro Pregones, the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center, Instituto Cervantes,The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabbazz Memorial Center, Brazilian Endowment for the Arts, Centro Civico Cultural Dominicano, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance and Repertorio Español.
The LACW counts with the support of the office of City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, the Latin Media and Entertainment Commission, the Department of Cultural Affairs of the City of New York (DCA), Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), EL Diario La Prensa, and several corporate sponsors.