Latin IS America



Explore our interwoven Latin American and U.S. cultures through an innovative series of music, discussions, and dance.

The MSU College of Music presents the sixth annual Latin IS America series March 25 through April 23. 

Link to 2018 events:


  • Greg Beyer, berimbau
    3/25 Sunday 3:00 p.m. 

    With members of Arcomusical
    Cook Recital Hall, Music Building
    Ensemble of Brazilian berimbau from Northern Illinois University

  • Jorge Glem Trio, cuatro, percussion
    4/12 Thursday 7:30 p.m. 
    Cook Recital Hall, Music Building 

    Venezuelan new folk trio

  • Musique 21
    4/23 Monday 7:30 p.m.
    Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium
    Recreation of historic programs offered by the Pan American Association of Composers during the first decades of the 20th century. Include rarely performed works by PAAC members Silvestre Revueltas, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Henry Cowell, and Edgar Varese. Generously sponsored by Sam and Mary Austin


Latin IS America reflects the university’s commitment to global engagement, diversity, and community outreach, including K-12 education. The series is coordinated by the MSU College of Music in cooperation with other initiatives of Michigan State University. 

Browse archives from previous events


2017 Latin IS America

2016 Latin IS America

2015 Latin IS America

2014 Latin IS American

2013 Latin IS America