Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

Sones de Mexico Ensemble’s “Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico” QUIZ: Where are Tapatíos, Jarochos, Regios, Chilangos, and Calentanos from? What is their music like, and how did it come to sound like that? Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with our lively and informative multimedia performance presentation. Find out […]

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

Do you know where Tapatíos, Jarochos, Regios, Chilangos, Calentanos and other regional styles of Mexican music come from? What are the people like who created them, and how did their music, dance and traditions come to be like that? Our Beyond the Music series holds the answers.   Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk […]

Juan Díes: Beyond the Music

Juan Díes, ethnomusicologist and founding member of Sones de México Ensemble, presents a solo version of “Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico.” Learn about the forms of music that comes from Mexico’s many regions and the cultures that created them in this lecture and demonstration that includes music. Free and open to the […]

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

Sones de Mexico Ensemble’s “Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico” QUIZ: Where are Tapatíos, Jarochos, Regios, Chilangos, and Calentanos from? What is their music like, and how did it come to sound like that? Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with our lively and informative multimedia performance presentation. Find out […]

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

  Do you know where Tapatíos, Jarochos, Regios, Chilangos, Calentanos and other regional styles of Mexican music come from? What are the people like who created them, and how did their music, dance and traditions come to be like that?   Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with live demonstrations by the […]

Beyond the Music: Solar Eclipse Concert

A rare total solar eclipse will pass directly over Carbondale, IL on the afternoon of August 21, so Sones de Mexico Ensemble is heading there to present “Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico” (a total eclipse passed over Mexico City in 1991) outdoors at Lemus Turley Park, 109 N Glenview in Carbondale. Day […]

Cinco de Mayo Concert: Beyond the Music

Sones de México Ensemble presents “Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico” for First Fridays Downtown Aurora on Cinco de Mayo! Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with live (and lively!) demonstrations by the Ensemble. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about Mexico’s regional folk culture and music (but […]

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico at Darwin Elementary School

Sones de México Education celebrates its Mexican music program at Darwin Elementary School with a FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC performance of its signature lecture and demo program ‘Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico’. QUIZ: Where are Tapatíos, Jarochos, Regios, Chilangos, and Calentanos from? What is their music like, and how did […]

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico Beyond the Music is a lecture/demo that involves all the members of Sones de Mexico Ensemble with many of their musical instruments. The program was designed as a 25-minute, pre-concert introduction to the different regional styles of music that Sones de Mexico Ensemble plays. But this “musical [...]