2023 Summer Program
Mon-Fri, July 24-28

The Latin Music Workshop program is open to percussionists ages 13 and older. No prior experience with specific Latin instruments or music is required however enrollees should have previous experience with drums. 

Program cost is flexible with Minnesota State Arts Board funding that makes it possible that any young musician with a desire to learn can participate. For information see Registration. Program dates include:

July 24th to 30th 
Monday through Friday
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
at Center For Performing Arts

Pre-Workshop Masterclasses 
Thursdays, July 6th and 14th
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
at Smiling Drum Studios, St. Paul 

Smiling Drum Studio is located at
655 Fairview Avenue North
St. Paul, Minnesota 55104

Special Guest Instructor for 
2023 Latin Music Workshop
Yolanda 'Yuya' Rodriguez
From Havana and recent winner of Cuba's Festival del Tambor
as the country's top young conga drummer