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Jorge Cuevas
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JORGE CUEVAS' RESIDENCIES

Grades: K-12

Audience Size: 30                                    Length of Performance: 45-60 minutes

Setup Time: 10 minutes                           Teardown Time: 10 minutes

This performance supports the following NYS Learning Standards for the Arts:

Music and Dance:

  • Creating
  • Performing
  • Responding
  • Connecting

Description:

Throughout his 25 years, Jorge has participated in many residencies. It gives him the opportunity to share an extended and more meaningful experience with students and teachers. He's done several all-school residencies, especially for the 5th grade, when students are typically studying Latin America. Residencies may include any combinations of all of the different programs and bands that Jorge offers.

Programs
- Dance Workshops
- Exploring Nature Sounds Through Percussion Instruments
- Hands-On Percussion Instrument Workshops
- Making Percussion Instruments
- Original Songwriting Workshop

Bands
- Jorge T. Cuevas & The Caribe Jazz Allstars Traditional Latin Music & Dance
- Jorge's Percussion Ensemble
- Arco Iris Latin trio band performance

At the end of most residencies the schools typically have a Latin American Fiesta (festival) where the students can perform (sing in Spanish, dance the merengue, and play percussion instruments with the band).

Categories: Art, Artist in Residency, Dance/Mime/Movement, Music-Folk, Music-Instrumental, Music-Jazz, Music-Vocal, Multicultural, Storytelling

Cost:

$2,150 – 5 day Residency (includes 1 separate planning session)

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Contact Information
For more information on Arts in Education, please contact:

Kathy Harasta
Phone: (607) 766-3731
Email: kharasta@btboces.org

Nicole Waskie-Laura
Phone: (607 766-3730
Email: nwaskiel@btboces.org
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