Segunda Quimbamba

Student Spring Recital on June 5!

We can’t wait to see you and share our love and passion for Puerto Rico! A new year to celebrate and uplift each other sharing in the arts and culture!

Learn Afro-Puerto Rican drum and dance, beats and moves with Segunda Quimbamba! We’ve been teaching the rich cultural folkloric music known as la Bomba and la Plena for over 27 years in Jersey City. Fun, energetic, and engaging! This program culminates on June 5 with a student recital with Segunda Quimbamba.

Classes at the Nimbus Arts Center in Downtown Jersey City will be offered in-person. Join us for the Spring 2022 semester starting March 6! To register: You can fill out our registration form here and email it to OR register on Eventbrite here.

The Spring 2022 Dance and Drum Program has expanded our class offerings, which now include:

  • Dance I (beginners) for adults, ages 7 and up
  • Dance II (advanced) for adults, ages 7 and up
  • Drum for adults, ages 12 and up
  • Dance for children, ages 4-6
  • Drum for children, ages 7-11

We are accepting students until March 20, the last day to register for the spring classes. Any questions? Reach out to Nanette Hernandez at