Experience authentic salsa music styles of the Afro-Spanish-Caribbean. Connect with educational philosophies and cultural backgrounds of the Spanish Caribbean to understand how they influenced the music of that area. Learn how song, dance, rhythmic instruments and drama all come together to help build confidence and promote personal expression. Students will have the opportunity to form their own Latin Music ensembles, play a variety of simple ostinato patterns on Latin percussion and Orff instruments, and sing in Spanish and English. Songs include: Hola Amigos; Juan Calavera; Sale El Sol; Ahora Rompe El Coro; Camino Del Rio; Navidad; Guantanamera and Picante.