is a native of Bogota, Colombia, where he began his anthropology and
musical studies. He was
a founding member of GRUPO TUMBAGA, and member of the ensemble TALLER
EXPERIMENTAL DE MUSICA BITAGUI, with whom he traveled throughout South
America. He participated in various workshops, seminars and festivals
on Andean folk music. Through these experiences, Hernan learned about
the customs, cultural traditions,
and the interpretative techniques of both rural and urban instruments.
Hernan is a former Artist-in-Residence at the San Juan Capistrano
Regional Library under the auspices of the California Arts Council.
Instruments: zampoņas, quena, quenacho,
bombos, charango, mohocenos, tarkas, sikus, jula-julas, pinquillos.
Andean Music Workshops/classes and instruments contact me at: email@example.com