Folkcolombia school of music and dance and Queens Community House are excited to announce a virtual Colombian music and dance program series for students throughout the Queens community. We are thrilled to continue our educational mission to share knowledge and grow awareness of expressive Colombian and Latin cultures.  



Escuela faculty will present biweekly online classes of Colombian traditional dance and musical rhythms such as Puya, Cumbia, Champeta, Mapalé, Bambuco, Passillo, Currulalo, Bullerengue, Chalupa, Fandango, and Ritmo de Tambora.  

Parents are highly encouraged to participate in the online activities!


Classes will be presented via Microsoft Teams video conferencing software and are tuition free. 


  • Classes will begin Tuesday, December 1, 2020 and continue until Friday, January 22, 2021, over six (6) weeks. 


  • Classes will be given between 4PM and 6PM (after school hours) in two sessions: 

  •                 Session 1 -  4pm to 4:45pm for Middle School students

  •                 Session 2 -  5pm to 5:45pm for Elementary School students


Queens Community House (QCH) will administer the registration process.


  1. Please complete the attached DYCD application form (below) and follow instructions for submission (DYCD apps are fillable PDFs so you can write on them directly, there is no need to print them).

     2. QCH representative will follow-up to confirm your child’s registration!


For more information about Queens Community House and assistance in filling out the application please contact Lorraine Hernandez at and Nicole Garcia at 


We look forward to seeing you online!!!

The program:

1. Lorena Ayub will teach two Dance class sessions on Tuesday, for three weeks

2. Rafa Leal will teach two Music classes on Thursdays, for three weeks

3. Chris Rodriguez  will teach Percussion classes on Tuesdays and Fridays (starting in January)

Latin Percussion 
Latin Dances 
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