Viver Brasil, Brazilian Samba Percussion Masterclass

Viver Brasil, Brazilian Samba Percussion Masterclass

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Fine Arts Building (FA 407)




(812) 237-2771


Teaching artists from the professional dance company, Viver Brasil, will offer music and dance workshops to local children at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, master classes to Indiana State University students, and workshops for the ISU community and the general public on Oct. 10-13. The university will host Viver Brasil for a four-day artist residency to celebrate the 50th anniversary of African and African American (AFRI) Studies and promote generational understanding through Afro-Brazilian dance, music, and storytelling traditions. The residency will culminate in an evening showcase of music and dance presented by local students and community performers with artists from Viver Brasil. Based in Los Angeles, California, Viver Brasil is a non-profit organization that specializes in Afro-Brazilian music and dance with experience in assisting the rejuvenation of communities through the arts.