Dayton, Nevada – This summer a group of Dayton adults have been learning to play a traditional Andean instrument, the zampoña flute, with Nevada Arts Council Teaching Artists Carlos Ocampo and Julie Lozada Ocampo of Kantu Inka.
They will demonstrate what they’ve learned on their Andean pan flutes, joining Julie and Carlos for a performance at the Dayton Senior Center on Friday, August 12 at 6pm.
The public is invited to attend and cheer them on!
The Dayton Senior Center is located at 320 Dayton Valley Rd, Dayton, Nevada 89403.
About Kantu Inka: Kantu Inka has taught Peruvian culture, history and geography with Andean instruments to over 30,000 students of all ages in Nevada and California since 2003. Carlos Ocampo and Julie Lozada Ocampo unite their musical and teaching experience performing as Kantu Inka. An Andean musician and composer, Carlos is proficient on zampoña, quena, bombo, charango, and guitar. Julie is a national board certified Spanish teacher who plays zampoña and percussion with Kantu Inka.
Made possible by: This lifetime learning series of zampoña workshops for adults 55+ has been made possible by a grant provided by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies in partnership with E.A. Michelson Philanthropy, and supported in part by the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support comes from Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties, the Dayton Branch Library and the Dayton Senior Center.
Contact: Email email@example.com at Healthy Communities Coalition for information about additional free creative aging workshops for older adults in the Lyon County region. This Lifetime Arts approach places participatory arts at the core of senior programming.