School of Music Hosts Salsa Series
23 August 2022
The Saint Lucia School of Music has announced that it will host a concert Series themed ‘Evening of Salsa’, this Saturday, August 27, at Shangri-La, on the corner of Military Road, Bonne Terre and the La Feuille junction.
“Evening of Salsa” will feature Cuban Singer, Mario Rosabal, and the Saint Lucia School of Music All Star Band, including; Francis John from St. Lucia on bass, Richard Payne from St. Lucia on salsa piano, Allain Cazanias from Cuba on timbales, Venezuelan Kervis Mosqueda and St. Lucian Jhran Duncan on percussion, Daniel Petrocelli from Venezuela on guitar, and Hemerson Peña from Venezuela on Saxophone.
The concert series will also feature the voices of Linda “Chocolate” Berthier and Kimbally Gedeon, as well as the stellar horn section of Hilary Lewis, Keitje Greaves, Cornelius Semion and, Anderson Charles. Local salsa dance clubs will also be in attendance.
Tickets for an Evening of Salsa cost EC $100 and are available from the Cell outlets in Rodney Bay, William Peter Boulevard and Clarke Street Vieux Fort, at Steve’s Barbershop, Tropix Boutique in Castries and Island Mix Art Emporium & Café in Rodney Bay.
Proceeds from the concert series will go towards supporting the programmes of the Saint Lucia School of Music, an established national music institution with a long history of delivering high quality music programmes and training the best in Saint Lucian musical talent. The school utilizes music as a tool to engage youth and the entire St. Lucian community with well-rounded skills that best prepare them for opportunities within the music industry.
For more information on an Evening of Salsa, please call the Saint Lucia School of Music at 484-9569 or at 452-2473, or on Instagram and Facebook @saintluciaschoolofmusic. Food and Drinks will be on sale.
An Evening of Salsa is sponsored by Shangri La and Island Sounds.