As a teaching artist, musician and drumming instructor, Jose Javier Nunez seeks to promote community engagement and multicultural awareness. He is passionate about developing creativity and building relationships in communities. Javier has worked and performed as a percussionist for 25 years, playing with groups ranging from traditional Latin music to jazz.
Grades: K-8 - Pricing: $105/session
Jose Javier Nunez exposes students to the beats and cultural connections of Caribbean music and beyond. Incorporating songs and instruments with historical context and Spanish vocabulary, this program develops creativity, strengthens focus, encourages collaboration among peers, and sharpens attention to patterns. Students will learn about various cultural influences from the AfroCarribean diaspora and understand the layered components of rhythm and melody.