School of Liberal Arts to host Los Llaneros concert
Los Llaneros members (l-r) Daniel Rojas, Edgar East, Karin Stein and Diego Mosquera will perform in concert at the Fayette Opera House Saturday, Sept. 17. The free, public event will begin at 7 p.m.
FAYETTE, Iowa (Sept. 2, 2017) – In commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Los Llaneros will perform in concert at the Fayette Opera House, located at the corner of Main and Clark streets in Fayette on Saturday, Sept. 17. Sponsored by Upper Iowa University’s School of Liberal Arts and Center for International Education, the free, public event is funded in part by the John and Honorine Falb Family Performance Grant. Entertainment begins at 7 p.m.
Founded in 1978, Los Llaneros play music of the Colombian and Venezuelan Llanos (plains) on a variety of instruments, including the harp and the four-stringed cuatro. Founding member Karin Stein serves as the ensemble's main vocalist and leader. Other performers include Edgar East, Daniel Rojas, and Diego Mosquera.
For more information aboutLos Llaneros, go to www.losllaneros.com/.
About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, nonprofit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to about 5,200 students–nationally and internationally–at its Fayette campus, 21 U.S. locations, as well as a location in Hong Kong. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree program. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for learners of any age. For more information, visit uiu.edu.