Good news for Cuencano musicians! The Conservatorio Superior Jose Maria Rodriguez is in the process of becoming an extension of the Universidad Nacional de las Artes (Uniartes). The new Uniartes music center, originally in Guayaquil, will open in Cuenca as soon as an appropriate building is secured. Jerónimo Rauschenberg, Ph.D., Arts Institute of California, is in charge of preparing the curriculum of study. “Our classes are structured according to contemporary musician needs with an emphasis on stylistic freedom rather than classical training,” said Rauschenberg. The students can specialize in electric guitar, drums; traditional instruments, composition, and signing. The students will…
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