WHO WE ARE
Since opening our doors, the FolkCOLOMBIA Escuela is committed to helping students learn more about the people and cultures of Colombia. FolkColombia Music and Dance School provide a unique and highly personalized method of learning, creating an environment to nurture, educate and encourage creative individuals to achieve success. Browse through our site to learn more about our educational and cultural programs and our NEW CLASSES for Fall 2023.
About our School
The FolkCOLOMBIA Escuela de Danza y Música mission is to provide educational programs of traditional and contemporary Colombian music and dance, as well as other expressive forms, to the Colombian and Latin@ communities of New York City and the region.
La Escuela is an educational and cultural program of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance. The Center’s fifty-year history of working with local, community-led educational and cultural organizations continues with the FolkCOLOMBIA Escuela.
FolkCOLOMBIA School’s focus is now centered on the Arts School, where we teach Dance and Music traditions from Colombia to children raised in Colombian families, and inclusive of other countries and communities. The main interest of FolkColombia School of Dance and Music is to promote and disseminate knowledge of Colombia, its geography, people, customs, and cultural traditions through our Dance and Music.
FolkCOLOMBIA School of Music and Dance classes are held at the Community United Center of Jackson Heights, located at
81-10 35th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372.