you for your participation at the 2012 CABE Statewide Conference.
Your participation was a vital part of the conference success. Your
students did an exceptional job performing: they were extremely
professional and displayed extraordinary talent. "
California Association for Bilingual
the administration of Herman Liembach Elemenatary, enthusiastically
support the Youth Latin Percussion Program that has been under the
guidance of Liembach's VAPA. We look forward to continued support
and success with the Ritmos organization, and all of the people who
have helped in any way to make the Youth Latin Percussion Program
Principal, Leimbach Elementary
addition to performing several types of Latin rhythms, Ritmos
educated the audience on the origins of the different rhythms and
instruments used. It was wonderful to see them interact with the
presentation was not only educational, it was also entertaining; in
a word, it was 'edutainment'. Groups like yours that provide
lectures and performances on Latin music are to be commended and
appreciated for the work that you do to bring Latin ritmos to the
community college classroom."
Professor Gabriel Torres
Cosumnes River College
importantly, all three musicians are highly skilled musicians,
capable of demonstrating each style. This of course grabs the
interest of those fortunate enough to see and presenting a fantastic
way to learn History, Music and Social Sciences of Latin America."
Estella Sanchez, Program Director
Washington Neighborhood Center
only was the presentation entertaining but it was also very
educational. Ritmos not only played well, but answered questions in
a way that was very accessible to the students."
Matt Spiva, Music Teacher
Natomas Performing and Fine Arts
provided significant historical, cultural and geographical
information to our students. The primary students developed a basic
understanding and introduction on the many delights of Latin
percussion music. The intermediate students gained further
information and appreciation for the intricacies of Latin music."
Nancy Weatherford, Principal
Hazel Strauch School
commitment and support of our youth is evident as you take the time
to provide them with such great presentations. Words are not enough
to say how we appreciate Ritmos."
Latino Youth Association Advisor
James Rutter Middle School
children in our care have not been given many opportunities to
experience different things and it has been wonderful to be able to
provide them with the music, culture, and learning experience that
Recreation Program Manager
Children's Receiving Home of
were impressed with the quality of your performance and also how you
weaved the teaching component into the performance. The students
also had a chance to participate by playing instruments and clapping
along with the rhythm. It was a great way to excite and captivate us
all so we are even more hungry to learn more about Latin rhythm and
Community Initiatives Coordinator
more information about Ritmos please contact Victor Contreras at
(916) 922-6067 or
send an email.