Musicians, Dancers Bring Flamenco Flair to Pacific Ridge

On Wednesday, March 25th, a group of Flamenco musicians and dancers gave a spirited Community Life performance that had the entire student body toe-tapping and clapping along.
Reyes Barrios, Bruno Serrano, John Martin, and Anthony Garcia captivated with their rhythmic song and dance, interspersed with information on the history and origins of the Spanish folk music genre. The audience cheered on performers with jaleo, the vocalizations and rhythmic sounds of palmas (handclaps). Two students, sophomore Sam Canseco and freshman Bryce Snodgrass, took their participation one step further, by joining Ms. Barrios on the floor for a quick lesson on basic Flamenco