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Music of the Andes and Latin America by SONQO

2022-10-06 18:30:00 2022-10-06 19:30:00 America/New_York Music of the Andes and Latin America by SONQO Sonqo means heart in the Quechua, the language of the Incas, which is still spoken in several countries in South America. SONQO plays authentic Andean music with a variety of traditional instruments. North Plainfield branch - Program Room

Thursday, October 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-10-06 18:30:00 2022-10-06 19:30:00 America/New_York Music of the Andes and Latin America by SONQO Sonqo means heart in the Quechua, the language of the Incas, which is still spoken in several countries in South America. SONQO plays authentic Andean music with a variety of traditional instruments. North Plainfield branch - Program Room

Sonqo means heart in the Quechua, the language of the Incas, which is still spoken in several countries in South America. SONQO plays authentic Andean music with a variety of traditional instruments.

SONQO consists of a group of musicians from different background who are united to preserve the traditions, culture, and music from our ancestors the Inca Empire and previous civilizations.  The group was founded in 2004. Co-founder, Daria Marmaluk-Hajioannou, has recorded and catalogued Indigenous music throughout the Altiplano and currently works in Quechua language preservation. Musician/composer, Jorge Gomez researches and performs on various traditional instruments of South America. 

SONQO plays authentic Andean music with a variety of traditional instruments that originated during the Pre-Columbian times in combination with the stringed instruments brought by the Spanish conquistadors. These include traditional zampoñas, quenas, quenachos, antaras, zencas, rondador, ocarinas, moxeños, charango, mandolin, guitar, bombo, wankara, Peruvian cajon, claves, rainsticks, and chajchas. 

SONQO has performed widely in performance venues, festivals, special events as well as museums, multi-cultural events, and educational settings.  SONQO's educational programs and workshops are lively and colorful blend of musical performance, demonstrations of traditional Latin American instruments and interactive segments with students. These entertaining and educational presentations are a wonderful way to introduce the audience to the diverse cultures, languages and rich cultural heritage of several South American regions. 

At the conclusion of the program please feel free to take a brief online survey here:
https://www.projectoutcome.org/responses/63974

North Plainfield branch

northplainfield@sclibnj.org
Phone: 908-458-8435
Branch manager
Christal Blue

Hours
Mon, Sep 19 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Sep 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Sep 21 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Sep 22 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Sep 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Sep 25 Closed

Upcoming events

Sat, Sep 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
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Tue, Sep 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Wed, Sep 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Thu, Sep 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Fri, Sep 30, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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Thu, Oct 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Fri, Oct 07, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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