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I started playing music when I was about 8 or 9. I started out with minor percussion like bongos, shakers and djembes. I have known both Steve Ulrich and Carlos Cush pretty much since I started music. Cush was one of the people that guided me and suggested me and my parents to take music …

Antony David Stern – From Pana to Berklee Read More »

My name is Selvin Eriverto Buch Méndez, originally from Panajachel, I am 21 years old. I started my musical career at the age of 16. At that time I graduated from a middle school in Panajachel. I was interested in music so I requested information from a friend of American origin here in Panajachel called …

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Our Musical Experience at Atitlan Music School When I set out in February 2019 to plan an educational trip for my son and a few of his friends to Guatemala, I had few if any expectations as to what experiences we might have in the local schools. My son is bilingual and a musician and …

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