Prieto will give an one-hour talk/demonstration on Saturday from 1 to 2pm at the Tracy Memorial Village Hall in Chatham as part of the village’s Summerfest event.
Classically trained in Cuba, his revolutionary drumming techniques has had a powerful impact on the Latin and jazz music scene, locally and internationally. He is a recipient of various awards, including the 2011 MacArthur Fellowship Award.
Matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters and more fill the stage with energizing beats at STOMP, the inventive and invigorating stage show that's dance, music and theatrical performance blended together in one electrifying rhythm.
The Olivier, Obie, and Drama Desk award winning rhythmic phenomenon celebrates 20 years at New York’s Orpheum Theatre on February 27 and it will be honored that day when the Empire State Building lights up red and white to commemorate this monumental achievement.
STOMP performers, Jason Mills and Penelope Wendtlandt join us to tell us about their STOMP experiences.
RPI has a strong program and deep history of music and arts education. In addition to being the home of EMPAC - where we sit today - their School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences provides an imaginative and distinctive approach to Rensselaer’s 200-year old founding mission "to apply science to the common purposes of life." Alan - RPI also has numerous music, dance, and arts clubs - including but not limited to - ballroom dance, street dance, choir, a cappella, improv comedy, sketch comedy, orchestra, pep band, graphic design and public speaking!