Latin Style for String Orchestras
- Engage students with the exciting pulse of Latin rhythms that sound authentic in the string orchestra. The clave, or groove, is easy and exciting to teach to young string players. Come experience the various Latin styles and watch a live orchestra learn and perform this vibrant music.
- Victor López (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- 12/15/2016 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
- Meeting Room W184
- VICTOR LÓPEZ is a highly acclaimed composer, arranger, and adjudicator, and has achieved much success in music performance, education, and administration. He holds music degrees from the University of Florida and Florida International University. For 16 years he served as director of bands at Mays Junior High School and Miami Senior High School, and for 19 years, he worked as an administrator in various capacities in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS). He was the principal at G. W. Carver Middle School, which under his leadership received the National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award, and Miami Senior High School, his alma mater. Among his many accomplishments, López served his community as a councilman in the Doral Community Council in Doral, Florida. He has also participated in the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium committee, which drafted model arts education licensing standards and supporting materials for national certification. Furthermore, he was a founding board member of the Florida Schools Music Association, a non-profit organization that oversees all of the music activities in the State of Florida. He is currently an assistant professor at Nova Southeastern University and an exclusive composer/arranger and clinician for Alfred Publishing Company with over 450 publications to his credit.