Canisius Hosts Hispanic Youth Music Project

April 22, 2013


BUFFALO, NY - Canisius College will host the Hispanic Music Youth Project on Saturday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center, located at the corner of Main Street and Eastwood Place. The event is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted at the door.

The Hispanic Music Youth Project will present an evening of music and dance representative of several Spanish-speaking countries. Students from the Enterprise Charter School will perform under the direction of Laura Taber, followed by students from the Herman Badillo Bilingual Academy (Public School #76) who will perform under the direction of Kevin Pezzino.

The Hispanic Music Youth Project is being presented by Canisius College, Friends of Hispanic Arts, Enterprise Charter School, the Herman Badillo Bilingual Academy and Latin American Students and Friends (LASAF), a student club at Canisius that works to promote the culture and language of Hispanic countries around the world. The program is funded by the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, administered by Arts Services Initiative of Western New York, Canisius College and Enterprise Charter School.

For more information regarding the Hispanic Music Youth Project, contact the Modern Languages Department at Canisius College, at 888-2835.

One of 28 Jesuit universities in the nation, Canisius is the premier private university in Western New York.