Music Education in the Caribbean and Latin America: A Comprehensive Guide, features music education from twenty of the most important Latin American countries and Caribbean islands. The islands and countries represented are: Central America: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama South America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela Caribbean: Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago Each chapter will address some -or all- of the following aspects: the early days, music education in Roman Catholic education/convents, Protestant education, public school/music in the schools, cultural life, music in the community, teacher training, private teaching, conservatory and other institutions, music in university/higher education, instrumental and vocal music, festivals and competitions, teacher education and curriculum development, and professional organizations.
"We are reminded that the Caribbean was a more complicated place than we usually imagine."-Kenneth G. Kelly, coeditor of French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean
From rare birds for the avid watcher to showy birds for the novice, the Caribbean offers a wide selection of species and habitats. Eco-tourists and vacationers will find Caribbean Bird to be the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide for travel.. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar species and includes an area map. Laminated for durability, this guide will conveniently fit into a pocket when you want to reach for your camera, binoculars or water bottle.