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FRAMINGHAM – On Mardi Gras, Walsh Middle School hosted musicians from the Berklee College of Music to celebrate the rhythms and beats of Latin music.
The musicians played Rumba, Samba, a Brazilian classic, and more during the all-school performance in the auditorium.
“Every year, Walsh has recognized the various cultures of our students in different ways,” said math department chair Marguerite Simpson-Lackard.
Yesterday, the middle school, with sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students,
Tomorrow, celebrated its Latino/Hispanic culture.
The performances was made possible by the Walsh Middle School PTO.
Sheila Del Bosque from Cuba on flute.
Takifumi Nikaido on percussion from Japan
Vocals were Nicolle Horbarh from Columbia
Nacho Gonzalez from Uruguay on guitar