February 2010

Mariachi Cielo Nuevo – Youth Mariachi Profile

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Tweet By Claudia Zuñiga, Violinist for the Beach Cities Symphony Orchestra in Redondo Beach, California and director of the Mariachi Cielo Nuevo from Middleton Street Elementary School in Huntington Park, California. Mariachi Cielo Nuevo members, ages 8-12, are proud to be among the most accomplished musicians in the Los Angeles Unified School District. All members […]

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The Positive Effects Of Mariachi On The Education of Hispanic Youth

February 21, 2010

Tweet This article has been contributed by Gil Sperry, author of Mariachi for Gringos. By Gil Sperry Tucson has always led the way in nurturing the positive effects of mariachi on the education of Hispanic youth. As far back as the 1970s, a scholarship fund was established by the local community to provide college educations […]

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Concurso Internacional de Mariachi

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Tweet La Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores de Mexico a través del Instituto de los Mexicanos en el Exterior organiza el Concurso Internacional de Mariachi: Sones de Mariachi por el Mundo, abierto a participantes de todas nacionalidades. A continuación  las reglas del concurso. Los concursantes deberán radicar de manera permanente en un país distinto a México. […]

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International Mariachi Contest

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Tweet The Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the Institute of Mexicans Abroad is organizing an international mariachi contest open to participants from any nationality. Here are some of the rules for the contest: Contestants must reside outside Mexico Must be at least 18 years old Contest is open to people of every nationality Required […]

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Mariachi Profile: Mariachi Luna Y Sol

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Tweet Name: Mariachi Luna Y Sol Year of foundation: 2005 Musical Director: Marcos E. Mora Location: Omaha, Nebraska Interview with Mariachi Luna Y Sol Where does the name of the Group come from? From the influence of the Sun and the Moon. What instruments are played in the mariachi? Guitar, Vihuela, and Guitarron. Do you […]

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