Monday, April 19, 2010

Music for Social Change

Here in Philly, culture runs through a lot of neighborhoods. There are a lot of organizations which promote art but there are few which promote our musica; cue the Artistas y Músicos Latino Americanos, or Artists and Musicians of Latin America (AMLA). AMLA promotes the development, dissemination, and understanding of Latin music in the Philadelphia area and beyond. Although they mostly serve Latino youth and families, anyone is open to participate. Here you can learn how to play several Latino influenced instruments, learn about our musical culture and more.

AMLA has several programs which includes:

AMLA will also be part of the exciting Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts coming in 2011.
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