La Nuestra Tango Festival – Ronda de las maestras
Video (3:29): Teachers dance a ronda to the debut performance of music by Aparna Halpé, leader of Orquesta Solidaridad Tango @ La Nuestra Tango Festival, Brooklyn, New York City. Saturday, August 6, 2022. An event for COVID-19 vaccinated participants.
The teachers are / Las Maestras are:
Carla Marano/ Dagny Miller
Phi Lee Lam/ Adriana Salgado
Victoria Codru/ Maria Jose Sosa
Carina Moeller/ Mariana Parma
Patricia Maria/ Meredith Klein
Maureen Antonia Urrego/ Patricia Porras
Orquesta Solidaridad Tango play 3 handmade string instruments loaned by Women in Lutherie and Jeemin Kim. Orquesta Solidaridad Tango is an all-woman, diversity-affirming tango orchestra based in Toronto, Canada. They are:
Suhashini Arulanandam – Violin, Aparna Halpé – Violin, Sarah Kwok – Viola, Sumi Lee – Piano, Valeria Matzner – Vocals, Amanda Ramey – Violin, Sybil Shanahan – Cello, Heyni Solera – Bandoneon, Chloe Ann Williamson – Double Bass, & on bandoneon from Seoul, South Korea, Sinai Rim.