Esteban Salas and His Legacy of Music Education in Cuba

  title={Esteban Salas and His Legacy of Music Education in Cuba},
  author={Lisa Lorenzino},
  journal={Journal of Historical Research in Music Education},
  pages={101 - 118}
  • Lisa Lorenzino
  • Published 1 April 2013
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Historical Research in Music Education
The Conservatorio Esteban Salas, situated steps away from the main square of Santiago de Cuba, is well known to residents of this eastern Caribbean city. With a long-standing reputation for producing professional musicians of the highest quality, this institution, locals realize, is important for maintaining Santiago's status as the "keeper of the country's artistic soul." (1) Residents are also well acquainted with the institution's namesake, Baroque composer Esteban Salas. A humble priest now… 



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