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Teachers at the Old Town School

Camilo Rincon

Wiggleworms Program, Mexican Ensemble, Guitar

Camilo Rincon is a Son Jarocho (traditional Mexican music) and ¡Hola! Wiggleworms instructor who teaches jarana, requinto (traditional guitars), singing and more at the Old Town School of Folk Music. He has created curriculum that focuses on singing, instrument playing and dancing since 2012 at Son y Arte, a bilingual summer program and at the Collaborative Institute of Cultural Arts (CICA). Camilo has taught music since 2010 in the bilingual, musical, cultural-immersion program, Son Chiquitos. Additionally, he has taught private lessons for classical guitar, Son Jarocho (guitars and singing) and music theory.

He believes in creating engaging classes that foster strong essential musical skills to develop students’ musical confidence, awareness and ability to truly learn and play the music they enjoy. In his teaching, he implements the concepts of musical community and solidarity among musicians. Camilo has participated in traditional Mexican music, Cuban son, Latin jazz, classical ensembles and toured in the U.S. and Mexico. He is currently studying classical guitar at Northeastern Illinois University.

Bilingual Spanish speaker

Started at the Old Town School in April of 2019

Education: Northeastern University, Guitar Performance

Started at the Old Town School in February of 2019

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