FOLIAS LATIN DANCE PROJECT
February 12, 2007 - GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN - On Monday, March 19, the Aquinas College Music Department will present the world première of the Folias Latin Dance Project in the Kretschmer Recital Hall of the Art and Music Center on the campus of Aquinas College. Tickets are $5 per person and will be available at the door but can be purchased in advance by calling (616) 632-2413.
Andrew Bergeron, guitarist and adjunct faculty member at Aquinas, and Carmen Maret, flutist, both of Folias, combine with composer and percussionist, Scott Harding, and flutist, Tess Miller, for an evening of world premiére compositions and arrangements of Latin and South American dance music. Harding and Bergeron will be presenting two tango inspired pieces that they have composed for flutes, guitar and percussion. The concert will also feature Bergeron’s arrangement of Piazzolla’s Four Seasons of Buenos Aires and a suite of dance music from the Dominican Republic and Argentina, composed and arranged by Carmen Maret.
CDs of Folias' music will be for sale at the concert. For more information, visit www.foliasmusic.com.