Participants will learn authentic Argentinian folk songs to sing, read, and play and children’s games in Spanish. Useful materials will be distributed with text pronunciation and translations so that all can benefit from the experience. In addition, a PowerPoint presentation on the Folkloric Music of Argentina will be provided as a result of Ms. Ponte-Greenberg’s Fulbright research experience in Latin America.
About the Presenter
Marisol Ponte-Greenberg is presently the CEO and Founder of DoReMi.en. Español a Spanish Program through Music. Formerly, an Adjunct Professor at NYU Steinhardt Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions and at Brooklyn Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College (CUNY), Ms. Ponte-Greenberg has also worked as a Music and Spanish Educator at the 92nd Street Y, Muse Academy, Poly Prep Country Day School, Manhattan Country School, and NYC Department of Education. She was the former Artistic Director of the Queens County Children's Chorus, Abigail Adams Children’s Chorus, and Bath Beach Children’s Chorus.
A native of Venezuela, Marisol Ponte-Greenberg has earned two degrees in Music Education—a Bachelor’s Degree from Adelphi University and a Master’s Degree from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College CUNY. She has earned Level Three Certification from the Kodály Institute at Capital University. She participated in the 2007 Choral Conducting Seminar with Peter Erdei and the 2010 Music Pedagogy Seminar at the Zoltán Kodály Institute, Kecskemét, Hungary. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and grants, including those from the Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities at Harvard University, National Education Association, and Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching 2010 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Most recently, her project "The Music of the Andean Region" was featured in Univision, Miami Herald, El Diario, Yahoo News, MSN Entertainment Argentina, and news agencies and online periodicals in Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, and other worldwide news agencies.