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Artist-in-Residence Series

2017 Artists-in-Residence Plena Es at Legacy School of Performing Arts. 

About the Series

The Florida Folklife Program features Florida's outstanding traditional artists in residence in Tallahassee each fall. Residencies consist of free public performances, school presentations and master classes designed to bring folk and traditional arts into the classroom and to broader audiences. Funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, the series began in 2012.

In partnership with Mission San Luis, the FSU Center for Music of the Americas and local schools, the series has featured master artists such as Afro-Cuban batá drummer and National Heritage Fellow Ezequiel Torres, Paco & Celia Fonta of Siempre FlamencoFlorida Folk Heritage Award-winning steel pannist Michael Kernahan, Sacred Steel ensemble The Lee Boys, and Puerto Rican plena group Plena Es.

Upcoming Residencies

To be announced.

To Participate

To participate as a partner or featured artist email [email protected].