Hunting Park: Latin Music Lessons Transcend The Classroom

Hunting Park: Latin Music Lessons Transcend The Classroom

Salsa rhythms pulsate beyond the basement of Esperanza College and flow into the streets of Hunting Park. The Caribbean-based beats resonate from Artístas y Músicos Latino Americanos (AMLA), a non-profit arts and artist’s organization established in North Philadelphia. Accentuating Latin composition, the music school, which was founded in 2006 by Grammy-nominated music producer Jesse Bermudez, recently […]

 By Stephanie Lauredent and Kelly Offner

Hunting Park: After-School Music Program Expands

Hunting Park: After-School Music Program Expands

Alice Santana gestured toward the vast open space stretching before her, a chilly underground area supported by towering cement pillars. It’s tough to imagine the basement of the Esperanza Center as home to any type of artistic play or creation, but, thanks to a number of large grants, the space will soon redefine the concept […]