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Involved in performing, teaching and promoting Afro-Caribbean folklore.Travel regularly to the Caribbean keeping up with old traditions and new innovations of folkloric music. Collector of percussion, vinyl records, and field recordings

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Percussionist Chicago, IL
Teaching Artist Chicago, IL
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Travel regularly to the Caribbean keeping up with old traditions and new innovations of folkloric music. Collector of percussion, vinyl records, and field recordings
Musicians
percussionists
teaching artists
Work Experience:
TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

CCAP Chicago, IL 2005-Present
Coordinate and teach arts integration and after-school programs at different public schools. Students learn and show academic skills through the arts, culminating in a final performance and/or exhibit.

ASM Chicago, IL 2005-Present
Instructor of music apprenticeship program at high schools. Students learn music and dance while enhancing their academic skills through the arts; culminates in a final performance and sound recording.

CAPE Chicago, IL 2004-Present
Coordinate and teach arts integration programs at different public schools. Students learn and show academic skills through the arts, culminating in a final performance and/or exhibit.

MIND RAP Chicago, IL 2004-Present
Program integrating hip-hop and mathematics and sciences. Guiding high students through the process of producing musical videos with lessons for elementary school children.

GALLERY 37 CONNECTIONS Chicago,IL 2002-2005
I teach Afro-Caribbean music and dance to children with physical and/or cognitive disabilities at Chicago public schools. Programs run 8-10 weeks and include a final performance with music and dances arranged and choreagraphed by students.

ARTSCAPE CHICAGO, HAROLD WASHINGTON COLLEGE AT GALLERY 37 2004
I lead percussion program for adults with special needs and developmental disabilities.

H.A.S. RESIDENCE Jul 00-Oct 00/ Jul01-Oct 01. Taught 15 week programs on Caribbean drumming and instrument making at residential facility for recovering substance abusers

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE:

CRYSTAL GRAVY chicago, IL 2008
Percussionist, Arranger, composer for jazz ensemble

MOFOE FOLK ENSEMBLE Chicago,IL2001-Present Founder and musical director of this six piece ensemble. MoFoe is rooted in Afro-Caribbean musical styles exposing the popolyrhythmic music and dance traditions of various cultures.

ENVIRONMENTAL ENCROACHMENT Chicago,IL 1997-Present E.E. blends dance, visual arts, and shadow puppetry wit
Education:
EDUCATION:
Casa de Teatro, Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep. 1990
Musica de Batey : Study of Haitian Music

Miami Dade Community College, Miami, FL 1992/1994
Music program

Florida Historical Society, Miami, FL 1996
Afro Caribbean Music Studies

Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL 1997/1998
Percussion I & II, Latin Jazz Ensemble

Ruiz Belvez Cultural Center, Chicago, IL 1998
Rumba Workshop withLos Munequitos de Matanzas

Universidad Camilo Cienfuegos, Matanzas, Cuba 1999
Afro-Cuban Rumba & Folklore
Organizations / Affilations:
www.manigua.org
www.africaribe.net
Charly Barbera is located in Chicago, IL and has the following skills: Percussionist, Teaching Artist
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Percussionist

Category: Music
Description
Performance and teaching of carribean styles such as Cuban Rumba, Puerto Rican Bomba, and Dominican Salve. Actively engaged in Arts integration Partnerships, after-school programs, workshops, private tutoring, and plenty of performances
Relevant Education / Credentials
Studied music in Cuba, Dominican Republic, Miami, and Chicago
Years Experience: 12

Teaching Artist

Category: Education
Description
Performance and teaching of carribean styles such as Cuban Rumba, Puerto Rican Bomba, and Dominican Salve. Actively engaged in Arts integration Partnerships, after-school programs, workshops, private tutoring, and plenty of performances
Relevant Education / Credentials
Studied music in Cuba, Dominican Republic, Miami, and Chicago
Years Experience: 10