Summer Concert Series: Grooversity

Next date: Thursday, July 20, 2023 | 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM


Children's Performance

Sponsored by West Springfield Arts Council

Thursday, July 20, 2023 – 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
West Springfield Middle School
31 Middle School Drive, West Springfield, MA 01089  

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Grooversity is an innovative drumming network envisioned and led by Brazilian percussionist Marcus Santos. Grooversity’s goal is to promote Afro-Brazilian percussion as an educational resource, entertainment and as a catalyst for social change. Grooversity focuses on community outreach for positive outcomes while targeting global diversity awareness.

Ensemble leader and teaching artist Marcus Santos, is a native of Bahia, Brazil. He commits his life to the study, teaching and performance of his hometown’s Afro-Brazilian music and heritage. He has led numerous workshops on Afro-Brazilian percussion and music for Social Change in universities and conventions around the world, including MIT, Harvard, Brown University and Universidad Central de Venezuela and the Percussion Arts Society International Convention in 2007 and 2010.

Learn more about Grooversity and their enriching educational programming here:


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If inclement weather occurs, please call our Current Events Line at 413-781-3020 or visit the Weather Cancellations page on our website,, for an update on time and venue. Both will be updated after 9:30AM.



  • Thursday, July 20, 2023 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM


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