Jenn del Tambo Awarded Grant From Barranquilla Mayor’s Office For Percussion Workshops

2019 Fellow Jenn del Tambo was awarded a German Vargas grant for Artistic and Cultural Development from the Barranquilla Mayor’s Office, to conduct 6 free virtual drum workshops on the basics of Cumbia and Puya techniques and rhythms. All six of the planned classes, which will be held from mid-November through December, have already been filled, with 100 students signing up per class. Jenn has been conducting online percussion workshops for a network of women in Latin America to share and learn traditional rhythms and drums of the Colombian Caribbean. 

Read the full announcement from the Mayor’s office here.