The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies and the Embassy of the Argentine Republic present:
Wind instrument performance by
Micaela Chauque 6.30pm Thursday 16 February
Larry Sitsky Recital Room, School of Music,
Micaela Chauque is an Argentine indigenous musician and composer. She is considered one of the best interpreters of indigenous wind instruments from the Argentine north-west.
Micaela Chauque was born in the indigenous community “kolla” in Finca Santiago, Argentina. Later she moved to Tilcara (Jujuy province, Argentina).
Musician as well as researcher of the Andean folklore, she has dedicated herself to recover and to spread musical traditions of the Argentine north-west, particularly through songs and traditional wind instruments, some of which are usually played only by men.
Micaela Chauque has performed in numerous folk festivals as well as with renowned Argentine rock bands.
The performance will be followed by refreshments through the kind support of the Embassy of the Argentine Republic