Artes Latinas is a consortium of first-rate Latin ensembles led by Karin Stein from Colombia and Edgar East from Panama. Ed and Karin are lead singers in most of these ensembles, but each group specializes in a different music style and includes a broad range of virtuoso musicians.
We perform nationwide and also at festivals abroad. Out typical venues are:
PERFORMING ARTS AND WORLD MUSIC CONCERT SERIES
M E E T O U R E N S E M B L E S
Duo. Mix of Latin music styles, traditional and contemporary.
Latin jazz quartet that mixes traditional and original Latin music with jazz piano.
Quartet or quintet. Cumbia, merengue, samba, contemporary pop.
Muscial/theatrical show in 8 languages that examines migration, suffering, work, love, place, and celebration throughout the Americas.
Quartet or trio. Colorful blend of music styles from Colombia and Venezuela.
MARIACHI DE COLORES
Trio or quintet. Mexican music, mariachi, son jarocho, huapango. As a trio it does not include trumpet or violin. As a quintet, it does.
Clasic mariachi repertoire featuring strong female voices.
Ensemble consisting of 10-15 performers. Drums, voices, and dances from the African diaspora in Latin America.
Collection of traditional tales from several regions of the Americas, told by a professional actor, with live musical scoring by Latin duo Calle Sur (see above).