José González

Renowned guitarist and cuatrista from Puerto Rico, José González and Criollo Clasico Trio performed on Sunday January 25 at the Springfield Public Library.

Jeff Kust

Jeff Kust a clasic guitar recitalist and Puerto Rican cuatro and tiple instrumentalist with the Chicago Cuatro Orchestra performed on January 24 at the White […]

Dr. William A. Dávila

Tertulia’s guest on November 23 was Dr. William A. Dávila, Director of Operations at UMass Center at Springfield. He spoke about the different carees offered at their new center and the new programs coming in the near future.

Ilan Stavans

As part of the celebration of the Hispanic Heritage Month, Tertulia’s guest on October 12,2014 was Ilan Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College. Professor Stavans read poetry by Alberto Blanco from Mexico…

William Cumpiano

William Cumpiano, a well known artisan of guitars and the Puertorrican Cuatro , was Tertulia’s guest on September 21, 2014. He spoke about the history and the art of making a Cuatro , carving it from a solid block of wood. He is the co -creator of “Proyecto del Cuatro” and co-author of the book “Cuerdas de mi Tierra”.

Yovianna García

Musician from Puerto Rico

Yovianna García was Tertulia’s guest on August 10,2014. She is a guitarist from Puerto Rico who shared with us her wonderful music and information about up coming events. Her next CD will be released soon.

Laurie Millman

Citizen Outreach Coordinator for Center for New Americans

Laurie Millman, Citizen Outreach Coordinator for Center for New Americans was Tertulia’s guest on June 22,2014. CNA is a Community -Based Education and Resource Center for Immigrants and Refugees in Western Massachusetts.