Orlando offers group master classes of classical marimba and Afro-Cuban music and Classical Percussion. All clinics are geared for a particular age level-from college level classes to middle school students. Below is an outline for his most popular class in Middle and High school presentations.
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  • Technique: scales, arpeggios, modes, musicality
  • Students most lean a etude “Motivo de Son” free downloadable from this site
  • The concept of playing with the Afro-Cuban Son and Rumba Clave
  • How to apply the bass Tumbao and Montuno from the piano into the marimba
  • How to apply the clave into the marimba Tumbao and Montuno
  • Developing independence with the bass Tumbao playing by the left hand and
    soloing with the right hand

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