Surcari is an award-winning performance group originally from Chile, Venezuela, and Puerto Rico under the musical direction of award-winning guitarist Lorena Garay. The versatile members of Surcari perform an irresistible mix of instrumental and vocal music from different Spanish speaking countries on a wide array of musical instruments. Their colorful multicultural performances engage audiences of all ages as they are taken on a journey through the music of Latin America.


Family Concert (Auditorium Setting): A multicultural performance for the entire family.

• Assembly Program (Auditorium Setting): An interactive & participatory performance for students K-12.

• Children's Program (Library/Museum Setting): An interactive & participatory performance for children and families.

• Workshop (Classroom Setting): A hands-on program of Latin American music for students of all ages.

• Lecture Demonstration (College Setting): An educational talk with music for college students.


Surcari is certified in the Young Audiences Arts For Learning Signature Core Services for performing artists. This reflects the artist's commitment to provide the opportunity for an audience participant to experience the art form, create in the art form, understand the art form, and connect the art form to other areas in life.


This highly interactive program is based on the musical styles and traditions of the Andes, the Spanish Caribbean, South America, Spain, and Mexico.

Surcari's interactive performances engage audiences of all ages as they sing, clap, dance, and play hand percussion instruments while learning about different Spanish-speaking cultures.

A multicultural experience not to be missed, Surcari's musical presentations take audience participation to a new level of interaction!


Surcari provides the sound system and the extensive collection of hand percussion instruments and ethnic hats that student volunteers play and wear during the program. Hats are sanitized after each use. Surcari has band liability insurance and background checks on file.